Criminal Procedure

Appeals in Criminal Cases

SECTION 12-22-1.1

§ 12-22-1.1. Review by supreme court – Violations.

Every person aggrieved by the imposition of a fine by the district court upon the finding of a violation may, within twenty (20) days after entry of judgment imposing the fine, petition the supreme court of the state of Rhode Island for a writ of certiorari to review any errors involved. The petition for a writ of certiorari shall set forth the errors claimed. Upon the filing of a petition with the clerk of the supreme court, the supreme court may, if it sees fit, issue its writ of certiorari to the district court to certify to the supreme court the record of the proceedings in the case together with any transcript of the proceedings furnished by the petitioner at his expense.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1976, ch. 173, § 6.)