Criminal Procedure

Appeals in Criminal Cases

SECTION 12-22-8

§ 12-22-8. Admission of guilt before appellate court.

Whenever any appellant who has been sentenced to pay a fine and costs only, having given recognizance, shall at any time before the assignment day of the appeal appear before the court to which the appeal was taken and plead guilty to the complaint upon which the appeal was taken, or shall admit that the state has sufficient evidence to convict him or her on the complaint, the court shall adjudge him or her guilty of the offense as charged in the complaint, and shall sentence the appellant to pay the same fine that was imposed in the court from which his or her appeal was taken, together with all costs.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 468; G.L. 1909, ch. 296, § 8; P.L. 1915, ch. 1258, § 3; G.L. 1923, ch. 346, § 8; G.L. 1938, ch. 630, § 8; G.L. 1956, § 12-22-8.)