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Chapter 545

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  545.850.  Special term of court. — Whenever any person charged with an offense shall be confined in jail two months before the regular term of the court in which he is to be tried, the jailer shall, without delay, inform the judge of such court thereof, who, if he shall be satisfied that a trial of such persons so confined can be had thereat, and the public good require, shall call a special term of court for the trial of such prisoner.


(RSMo 1939 § 2017)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 1853; 1919 § 2349; 1909 § 3871

(1971) Contention on appeal from proceeding under court rule 27.26 that conviction should have been set aside because movant had not been granted speedy trial, in that although he entered plea of guilty at third term after information was filed he was not sentenced until the fourth term, overruled since statutory provisions as to speedy trial are not jurisdictional and are waived unless timely invoked, and entry of plea of guilty ended all questions based upon either statutory or constitution guarantees of speedy trial. Rew v. State (Mo.), 472 S.W.2d 611.

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