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Title: Communication From the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Transmitting Amendments to the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure Adopted by the Court, Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 3771 and 3772
Corporate Author: US Supreme Court
United States of America
Date Published: 1987
Page Count: 98
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Type: Legislative/Regulatory Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: In this document, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court transmitted to Congress various amendments to the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure which were adopted by the court pursuant to Sections 3771 and 3772 of Title 18, United States Code.
Abstract: Some of the subjects covered by these amendments include arrest warrant or summons upon complaint, initial appearance before the magistrate, the preliminary examination, the grand jury, the indictment, arraignment, and pleas. Other amendments deal with notice of alibi, notice of insanity defense, depositions, discovery and inspection, subpoena, and pretrial conference. The Supreme Court also ruled on transfer from the district for plea and sentence, trial jurors, production of witness statements, instructions, and sentence and judgment. Some other topics discussed include revocation or modification or probation, new trial, stay of execution and relief pending review, search and seizure, criminal contempt, right to counsel, time, release from custody, and service and filing of papers. This report also contains an excerpt from the report of the Judicial Conference of the United States containing the Advisory Committee notes submitted to the Court for its consideration in these matters.
Main Term(s): Criminal procedures; US Supreme Court
Index Term(s): Court rules; Federal Code
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