i am fighting a Traffic Ticket in dc. this is going to sound like a crazy question but i am representing myself so i've done a lot of study.police officers are .2528. to issue a certain number of citations for revenue enhancement in violation of MCINNN-NN-NNNNand RJA 600. What is MCI 257.does this apply in washington d.c.
It probably would, but to what end? This argument is very difficult, if not impossible, to prove. The officer is not going to admit it and the court is going to view the officers testimony in a favorable light unless you can impeach his credibility.
Former prosecutor, offering advice in all traffic matters.
one last quesion this ticket is almost one year old... cant use title 18 sec 3161 which states with an offense shall have a trial within 70 days....thanks for this answer as well it was very helpful....
The issue of speedy trial is an interesting defense. If it can be proven that the people did state their readiness for trial and you did not request adjournments and the court did not adjourn the case "for the convenience of the court," then you might have an agrument.
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