2009 Alabama Code
Title 15 — CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.
Chapter 24 — DEFENDANTS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY.
Section 15-24-5 Proceedings upon finding defendant to be mentally retarded.

Section 15-24-5

Proceedings upon finding defendant to be mentally retarded.

If the defendant is determined by the court to be mentally retarded, the judge may:

(1) Consider the information submitted in determining the need for pretrial release along with appropriate conditions, or

(2) Order that the defendant, if he is not released, be accorded placement consistent with his special status so as to better protect him during this period of pretrial confinement.

(Acts 1985, No. 85-652, p. 1020, §5.)

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