CRIMINAL CD-NEW TRIAL
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that an
investigative entity must turn over to the prosecutor all information,
whether incriminating or exculpatory, gathered in an investigation.
Adds provisions for a petition for a new trial based on an independent
claim of actual innocence based on newly discovered evidence. Adds
provisions for the actual innocence hearing. Requires that the
defendant establish his or her innocence by clear and convincing
evidence before the court may order a new trial.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: JAN-07-2003
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 0
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