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Answered 2014-11-19 22:56:30

No, the 'speedy trial' clause of the Sixth Amendment is only activated when a criminal prosecution has begun. A speeding ticket is not criminal.

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What is the speedy trial right in a Virginia traffic court?

To my knowledge there is not one. Very few states have speedy trial rights for a speeding ticket. CA and NY have speedy trial laws that apply to speeding tickets but those are the only two I know of.

Right to a speedy trial in Colorado for speeding tickets after pleading not guilty?

As a GENERAL rule the right to "speedy trial" runs within a 90 day time period. If the right to "speedy" was waived, it can run longer than that timeframe by mutual agreement between you (or your attorney) and the prosecutor.

Do speeding tickets in New York require a speedy trial and what are the constitutes in this case?

New York is one of the few states where a speedy trial is required for speeding tickets. You must properly and timely make the motion for dismissal or you will have waived your right. With that said, it is not unusual for a New York traffic court judge to ignore the law. If that happens your only option is to appeal.

Is there a statute of limitations on speeding tickets in Indiana?

It's two years but that is before you actually get the ticket and the charges file. A filed case can linger forever as it is a civil trial (infraction) and the right to a speedy trial doesn't exist. So, if you are speeding an officer has two years simply to deliver a summons to you.

Which amendment deals Right to speedy trial?

The sixth amendment deals with the right to a speedy trial.

Protections given to the citizens accused of crimes such as right to a lawyer and right to speedy trial?

right to lawyer, speedy trial

What is the maximum time limit between a speeding offence and receiving an intended notice of prosecution?

The DA has at least 30 days to contact you. Its your constitutional right to have a speedy trial or court date.

How much will a speeding ticket in Minnesota cost going 76 in a 60?

The cost of a speeding ticket varies from state to state. The first place you can find out the cost of your Minnesota ticket will be right on the ticket itself. Most tickets will tell you the prices of violations.

Which amendment is about a speedy trial?

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Right to a speedy and public trial?

Yes, every citizen entitled to a right of a speedy and public trial because justice delayed is justice denied.

The right to a speedy trial?

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What is the rights to a speedy trail?

It is the right to a speedy trial - not trail!You have the right to come to court and have your case tried without undue delay (tell that to the guys at Gitmo!)

Right to a speedy trial is incorporated in the term?

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Where does the right to a speedy trial come from?

amendment 6

What amendment is right to speedy and fair trial?


What do people who have been indicted by a grand jury have the right to?

The right to a speedy trial.

A person accused of a crime has the right to speedy trial?

Yes, a person accused of a crime has the right to a speedy and public trial, the assistance of counsel of their defense, and a trial by jury.

Will a speeding ticket in New Jersey affect your insurance in NY if you are a NY licensed driver?

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Does a Patton decision allow a person to waive their right to a speedy trial?

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What fundamental right does the sixth amendment allow in the Constitution?

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If you are speeding do you forfeit your right of way?


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What amendment gives you the right to a speedy trial?

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What does the ninth amendment guarantee?

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