All criminal defendants in the state of Georgia have the right to a speedy trial, which is an important right that offers several advantages. If prosecution violates this right, criminal charges against a person will likely be dismissed even if incriminating evidence against the person exists. It is often essential that a person retain the… Read More
Right To A Speedy Trial
Betterman v. Montana and Your Sixth Amendment Rights
Your Sixth Amendment right to a speedy trial is among the most important protections that you have if you have been charged with a crime. The right to a speedy trial not only prevents the government from dragging its feet after charging you with a crime, but also eliminates the possibility of them charging you… Read More
When Does Your Right to a Speedy Trial Come into Play?
One of the rights that the Sixth Amendment provides is your right to a speedy trial. While this right has been tempered – any delay has to have been caused by the government, has to prejudice your case, has to be uncommonly long, and you have to exercise your right to a speedy trial –… Read More