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Criminal Procedures

The Criminal Process

Is a person entitled to an attorney during the booking process?

No, the booking process is considered an administrative, rather than adjudicative, proceeding. The booking process is a routine process where officials obtain identification information. However, suspects must be careful not to reveal incriminating information to police officers. Statements to police made during the booking process can later be used at trial.



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