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Know Your Rights as a Criminal Defendant
- Right to remain silent. You are not required to say anything to police or investigators until your attorney is present.
- Right to an attorney. You have a constitutional right to an attorney to defend you in a criminal proceeding.
- Right to a speedy trial. If you are charged with a crime with the possibility of carrying a six-month or longer jail term, you have the right to a speedy trial and a jury trial.
- Right to confront witnesses. You have the right to confront and cross-examine witnesses in your trial.
- Right against self-incrimination. You have the right to remain silent and not incriminate yourself.
- Right to produce evidence.
- You have the right to present evidence favorable to your defense and to have the court subpoena witnesses.
- If you are found guilty after a trial, you are entitled to an appeals process.
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