Petition 81472

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Change of Venue (81472-JA-¶2708.4)

Amend ¶2708.4 by adding the following at the end:
  
In fairness to the defendant the same conference shall bear the cost of the accused in similar fashion as for the prosecution.   

Rationale

A defendant would not be granted a change of venue unless the presiding officer of the court thought it imperative for a fair trial. With that being the case, why should the defendant in the case, in an effort to find justice, be asked to bear all expenses in a...