Legal Question in Criminal Law in Pennsylvania

what is rule 600 son has been in jail for 7 months and has not had a hearing yet

Asked on 3/15/12, 6:38 pm

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John Davidson Law Office of John A. Davidson
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Rule 600 of Criminal Procedure which sets limits on how soon a trial must begin. If the defendant is in jail and not tried in 180 days then the defendant may petition for a nominal bail. So nothing will happen until a petition is filed.

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3/16/12, 6:51 am

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