2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:1895 - Procedure in criminal cases; compulsory process for attendance of witnesses

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 13:1895 (2017)

§1895. Procedure in criminal cases; compulsory process for attendance of witnesses

Criminal prosecutions shall be by affidavit, information, or indictment, as is provided by law, and shall be tried without a jury.

The prosecution and the defense are entitled to compulsory process to procure attendance of their respective witnesses, but not more than six witnesses may be summoned for either side except on leave of court and on proper showing of necessity made to appear by affidavit.

Added by Acts 1960, No. 32, §3, eff. Jan. 1, 1961.

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