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USAM 9-17.000 Speedy Trial Act Of 1974
SPEEDY TRIAL ACT OF 1974
Title I of the Speedy Trial Act of 1974, 88 Stat. 2080, as amended August 2, 1979, 93 Stat. 328, is set forth in 18 U.S.C. §§ 3161-3174. The Act establishes time limits for completing the various stages of a federal criminal prosecution. Government attorneys should comply with the time limits established by the act. For more information, see the Criminal Resource Manual at 628.
[cited in Criminal Resource Manual 649]
Updated February 19, 2015