Title 12
Criminal Procedure

Chapter 17

R.I. Gen. Laws § 12-17-16

§ 12-17-16. Defendant’s right of discovery.

In any criminal proceeding where the prosecution is in possession of tangible evidence which may be used at trial of any defendant, the defendant shall have the right upon demand given in writing to the prosecuting authorities to inspect, examine, and/or copy the evidence at a time and place to be fixed by a justice of a court of proper jurisdiction.

History of Section.
P.L. 1969, ch. 203, § 1.