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Legislative History of Title I of the Speedy Trial Act of 1974

Anthony Partridge
January 1, 1980
Archival Copy on File

A research aid for those engaged in interpreting the Speedy Trial Act. Excerpts from congressional hearing records and committee reports are reproduced verbatim and arranged according to the sections of the statute to which they pertain. Materials related to both the original enactment and the 1979 amendments are included. The book contains the full text of title I as it appeared in successive versions of the bill and an introductory essay about the genesis and the development of the act.