In a minimum of 150 words, using scholarly material and proper citations in a discussion format, define and discuss the critical stage and how this stage affects the defendant’s rights. Your initial discussion board response must reflect at least three reference sources: your textbook and other scholarly materials (i.e., journal articles, magazines, newspaper articles, webpage, dictionaries, thesauruses, or encyclopedias.), APA formatted paragraphs with in-text citations and an APA formatted reference list for full credit consideration. References must be material within five years of the date of this class. Do not submit any material without an author’s name or the original published date of the material. No author or dates (n.d.) material is not acceptable.
Additionally, in a minimum of 75 words, provide at least one peer review with at least one scholarly reference/source for full credit consideration. If you are unfamiliar with the APA citation and format style, review the APA style information and APA Discussion and Assignment Sample under Course Information > Course Resources for guidance.