ALBANY--A compromise version of a plan designed to speed up trials for defendants in criminal cases wa before the Senate toady after wi???
ALBANY--A compromise version of a plan designed to speed up trials for defendants in criminal cases wa before the Senate toady after wi??? ning approval in the Assembly.
Preliminary soundings in??? cated that the bill's char??? of passage in the up house are good.
The measure, drawn Gov. Rockefeller and ??? by the state's district neys, would superce. ??? speedy trial order issu??? year by Stanley Fouled judge of the Court, peals, which in sched go into effect is sched go into effect May 1.
The bill would provide prosecutors be "ready trial" within six month the arrest. Fuld's order vided hat rials actually ???gin within the sic months.
Fuld's order, issued on half of the administrat??? board o the Judicial Conference, which oversees the sta??? courts, would require courts-in all but homi??? cases-to dismiss crimi??? charges against any deferant who, through no faul??? his own, had not ??? brought to trial withi??? months of his arest.
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