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Title 9: Criminal

9-17.000 - 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]