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Asked on: 10/23/12, 5:36 pm

Is it it legal for you to be in jail for a year and havent seen a judge or been tried for your case

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Answered on: 10/24/12, 6:20 am by Joseph Jacobs

Speedy trial rights require a trial within a maximum 90 days, but very often a defendant waives those rights or files motions which toll the time. Having waited already a year, this defendant should be getting some clarification from his lawyer or court about this issue.

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