LegalSpeak: Rhode Island Superior Court Rules of Criminal Procedure, Rule 26.2, Opening statements

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Chapter Criminal Procedures

Before any evidence is offered at trial, the State may make an opening statement. If a defendant chooses to make an opening statement, he or she may do so just prior to the introduction of evidence by the State, or just prior to presenting his case.


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