Traffic Stop Outside of Jurisdiction | Motion to Suppress

Stop Outside of Jurisdiction | Motion to Suppress

Can a Police Officer Stop Me Outdoors of His Jurisdiction? The basic answer to this query is no. Nevertheless, as with every single other legal principle, there are many exceptions. A single of the most frequently recognized exceptions is the doctrine of hot pursuit. The doctrine of hot pursuit has been codified into Florida Statute 901.25 which […]
Published at Sun, 18 Oct 2015 15:14:05 +0000

Constitutional Right to a Speedy Trial

Speedy Trial
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Constitutional Correct to a Speedy Trial

How lengthy does the state have to bring me to trial? The right to a speedy trial is not as simple and basic as it appears. Florida has its personal additional speedy trial rules. A misdemeanor have to be brought to trial within 90 days or 175 days for a felony. However if the delay is due to the defense, then your speedy trial proper is waived. This often takes place when the defendant takes a continuance or not displaying up for court. The Sixth Amendment of the United States Constitution also provides the right to a speedy and public trial. The guidelines for the Sixth Amendment are slightly diverse. As is seen under, there are instances when the federal proper is violated, but not the state right. […]
Published at Tue, 06 Oct 2015 03:21:48 +0000