Legal Advice for Speedy Trial — 24 results
Written by attorney Dennis Dressler, over 3 years ago.
The constitution says you have a right to a speedy trial.
Written by attorney Omer Jaleel, over 3 years ago.
In Illinois, defendants enjoy a statutory right to a speedy trial. How long the prosecution has to bring a defendant to trial depends on whether the defendant is in custody or released on... more
Written by attorney Carina Castaneda, over 3 years ago.
An excessively speedy trial may equally violate the defendants right to a fair trial. One of the most important premises of the American criminal justice system is that justice delayed is... more
Written by attorney Brian Silber, almost 4 years ago.
This guide addresses a criminal defendant's right to a speedy trial in the State of Florida. It is not intended to be comprehensive, but merely point out some of the most important issues.
Written by attorney Joseph Dane, over 5 years ago.
The first stage in all cases - the arraignment The first appearance in court is your arraignment. The judge will tell you what the charges are against you and that is when you enter your "... more
Written by attorney James Mitchell, almost 6 years ago.
STATUTORY SPEEDY TRIAL OVERVIEW Effective use of the speedy trial rule can be a powerful defensive tool because it limits the amount of time the state attorney has to get ready for trial.... more
Written by attorney John Gioffredi, about 6 years ago.
State Laws Some states have laws which require cases to be taken to trial or dismissed within a given time period. Texas had such a law, but it was ruled unconstitutional in 1987 in... more
Written by attorney Caitlin Donahue, over 3 years ago.
THE SOURCES OF OUR SPEEDY TRIAL RIGHT
A speedy trial is one of the most commonly known rights. Provided by the sixth amendment to the United States Constitution, the right to a speedy... more
Written by attorney Rachel Elovitz, over 3 years ago.
What consitutes a "speedy" trial? The short answer is: it depends.
As recently as July 14, 2011, the Court of Appeals of Georgia weighed in on this issue in State v. Thaxton, reversing the... more
Written by attorney Christopher Leroi, about 1 year ago.
This guide will attempt to address some common misconceptions about speedy trial - when it starts, how long it is, how it can be tolled, and how it can be waived CRS 18-1-405 Speedy Trial... more
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