Legal Question in Criminal Law in Georgia

What is a continuance for in federal court on a drug case?

Asked on 9/05/12, 10:52 am

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Joshua Sabert Lowther National Federal Defense Group
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A continuance may be based on any reason that the court believes serves the ends of justce and are usually granted for reasonable periods of time to prepare the case, accomodate witnesses and similar reasons. A "reasonable" period of time is defined based on the specific need for the continuance.

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Answered on 9/05/12, 11:23 am

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