Groups Want More Time to Comment on Proposed Changes to Speedy Trial Rule
Today’s Daily News Summary features news about proposed changes to Speedy Trial Rule, vacancies on Florida Bar Foundation board, and an overview of the recent Young Lawyers Division government lawyer summit.
ENTITIES SEEK MORE TIME TO COMMENT ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE SPEEDY TRIAL RULE
The Criminal Law Section and the Criminal Procedural Rules Committee are asking for more time to comment on a proposal by the Supreme Court’s Criminal Court Steering Committee that critics say would “abrogate” the Speedy Trial Rule.
As word of the proposal spreads, the criminal trial bar is expressing concern about the substance of the proposed amendments and how they are being fast-tracked by the steering committee.