RHODE ISLAND CRIMINAL DEFENSE A Practice Manual – Right to Speedy Hearing

RHODE ISLAND CRIMINAL DEFENSE
A Practice Manual, 4th Edition
© John E. MacDonald

BAIL GUIDELINES, HEARINGS AND REVOCATION

Right to Speedy Hearing

Mello v. Superior Court, 370 A.2d 1262, 1266 (R.I. 1977). A person arrested and held without bail must be brought before a justice within forty-eight hours. If the court holds the defendant without bail, a bail hearing date must be set within ten business days, excluding weekends and holidays.

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