Section 15-2-21

Published: 2015

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Section 15-2-21

Section 15-2-21Change on motion of trial judge.

On his own motion, a trial judge may, with the consent of the defendant, direct and order a change of venue as is authorized in Section 15-2-20 whenever, in his judgment, there is danger of mob violence, and it is advisable to have a military guard to protect the defendant from mob violence.

(Code 1923, §5580; Code 1940, T. 15, §268.)