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RCr 10.02 Motion for new trial

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of Criminal Procedure

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of Criminal Procedure (Refs & Annos)
X New Trial (Refs & Annos)
Kentucky Rules of Criminal Procedure (RCr) Rule 10.02
RCr 10.02 Motion for new trial
(1) Upon motion of a defendant, the court may grant a new trial for any cause which prevented the defendant from having a fair trial, or if required in the interest of justice. If trial was by the court without a jury, the court may vacate the judgment, take additional testimony and direct the entry of a new judgment.
(2) Not later than ten (10) days after return of the verdict, the court on its own initiative may order a new trial for any reason for which it might have granted a new trial on motion of a defendant, and in the order shall specify the grounds therefor.

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HISTORY: Adopted eff. 1-1-63
Rules Crim. Proc., Rule 10.02, KY ST RCRP Rule 10.02
Current with amendments received through September 1, 2022. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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