2020 Code of Alabama
Title 15 - Criminal Procedure.
Chapter 14 - Trial Arrangements.
Article 1 - General Provisions.
Section 15-14-2 - Defendant Not to Be Tried Until Case on Docket One Day.

Universal Citation: AL Code § 15-14-2 (2020)

Section 15-14-2

Defendant not to be tried until case on docket one day.

No person shall be tried on an indictment presented by the grand jury until at least one entire day after the case has been placed upon the trial docket of the court, except with the consent of the defendant. This section shall not apply to cases where an indictment has been quashed or demurrer sustained thereto and a new indictment for identical offense is returned on the same day.

(Acts 1919, No. 119, p. 104; Code 1923, §5566; Code 1940, T. 15, §317.)

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