RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

III. RIGHTS OF PARTIES

RULE 8. SPEEDY TRIAL

Rule 8.7. Acceleration of Trial

Where special circumstances relating to the victim so warrant, the court may accelerate the trial to the earliest possible date that is consistent with the defendant's right to a fair trial. If necessary, the presiding judge shall assign another judge of the court to preside at trial in order to insure that the trial commences as scheduled.