2016 Florida Statutes
TITLE VI - CIVIL PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE
Chapter 79 - HABEAS CORPUS
79.12 - Trial of accused pending appeal.

FL Stat § 79.12 (2016) What's This?

79.12 Trial of accused pending appeal.—When in any criminal prosecution a writ of habeas corpus is applied for by any person charged with any criminal offense and the accused has been remanded to custody by the court to which such application is made, a supersedeas of the order made on appeal being taken to an appellate court shall not prevent the state from proceeding with the prosecution of the accused pending the decision by the appellate court in the habeas corpus, but the state may prosecute the accused as if appeal had not been taken in habeas corpus. If the accused is convicted of the charge, the court shall withhold imposition of sentence and final judgment until the appellate court has determined the issues presented in the habeas corpus.

History.—s. 1, ch. 10098, 1925; CGL 5445; s. 29, ch. 67-254.

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