Mississippi Supreme Court Adopts Uniform Rules of Criminal Procedure

MississippiĀ Rules of Criminal Procedure

The Mississippi Supreme Court on December 15, 2016 announced its adoption of new Mississippi Rules of Criminal Procedure.

For the first time, a single, uniform set of rules will apply to criminal procedures in Justice, Municipal, County and Circuit Courts. The comprehensive rules, which will go into effect July 1, 2017, address criminal proceedings from arrest through post-trial motions.

Click <here> to read the new Mississippi Rules of Criminal Procedure in their entirety.