46.1804 Rights of accused.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 46.1804]

An accused shall have the right to:

(1) request and receive any time necessary to consult with counsel and to prepare his defense;

(2) be represented by the counsel of his choice at arraignment and trial;

(3) be present during the trial and to cross-examine witnesses presented against him;

(4) present any material evidence on his own behalf and to have witnesses summoned by the court as his request;

(5) testify in his own behalf or to refrain from testifying, as he may prefer.

History: 1969, PL 11-54.