92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB2095
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Short description: 
CRIM PRO-PROSECUTOR MISCONDUCT                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963.  Provides that the      
   court may declare a mistrial in a capital case on  the  grounds  of  a      
   prosecutor's  misconduct  during  trial  that  the court determines is      
   sufficiently material  to  affect  the  reliability  of  the  verdict.      
   Allows  a motion to declare a mistrial during the course of the trial.      
   Provides for sanctions against a defendant's counsel who makes such  a      
   motion other than in good faith.  Effective immediately.                    
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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