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Pretrial filings

Discussion in 'Criminal Procedure, Criminal Court' started by Looking08, Sep 15, 2018.

  1. Looking08

    Looking08 Law Topic Starter New Member

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    I have searched everywhere and can not find a situation similar to mine. The prosecutor filed a discovery request, however followed it by an objection or resistance. Why would one do that to their own item?
     
  2. adjusterjack

    adjusterjack Super Moderator

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    army judge Super Moderator

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    I've seen that done a few times.

    There could be several reasons why it's done.

    The cases I have personal knowledge of the Feds were going to make cases against the defendant, so the state stepped aside to allow the Feds to savage the unsuspecting human more viciously.
     
  4. Looking08

    Looking08 Law Topic Starter New Member

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    It is for a simple misdemeanor though?
     
  5. army judge

    army judge Super Moderator

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    The ones I know about involved felonies.

    Of course, if the Feds are after you, it would involve a felony.

    The Feds aren't all that enthusiastic to pursue misdemeanors.

    It might also mean nothing in your life.

    You'll have to wait to learn more, guessing, wondering, speculating only spawns useless fear.
     
  6. Looking08

    Looking08 Law Topic Starter New Member

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    Yeah there are no federal charges or reason for them.
     
  7. army judge

    army judge Super Moderator

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    Then all you have to do is continue to remain silent, admit to nothing, and await the reveal.

    An Iowa criminal defense attorney lays out (in Crim Law 101 detail) the criminal trial process in Iowa.

    It is an eye opening, mind informing, guide to a criminal trial in Iowa.

    A DEFENDANT’S GUIDE TO IOWA CRIMINAL PROSECU - Guides - Avvo
     
  8. Highwayman

    Highwayman Well-Known Member

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    If you don't have an attorney you should start looking to retain one soon.
     
  9. zddoodah

    zddoodah Well-Known Member

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    You're essentially asking folks to speculate why an unknown prosecutor in an unidentified state did something in a case we know absolutely nothing about. As suggested, ask your lawyer.
     

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