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  545.450.  When case may be removed to another circuit. — Whenever it shall appear, in the manner provided in section 545.490, that the inhabitants of the entire circuit are so prejudiced against the defendant that a fair trial cannot be had therein, the cause shall, by order of the court or judge thereof, be removed to another circuit, in which such prejudice is not alleged to exist.


(RSMo 1939 § 4017)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 3628; 1919 § 3971; 1909 § 5178

(1963) Defendant may not allege in his application that prejudice exists in multiple circuits. State v. Brookshire (Mo.), 368 S.W.2d 373.

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