Once an individual is charged or arrested, the speedy trial clock starts ticking. There is no firm deadline under the federal provision for a speedy trial provided by the 6th Amendment of the United States Constitution. Florida provides its citizens with additional protections.
The Sixth Amendment Speedy Trial! Not a Florida Concern Jurisdiction: Wake County, North Carolina Situation: Was Defendant’s 6th Amendment Suitable to a Speedy Trial violated when a trial was delayed for three years due to the following: 1) The State dismissed the defendant’s case by stating under oath that he could not readily be […]
Published at Wed, 27 May well 2015 18:16:19 +0000