Commonwealth v. Scott D. Baird J-1-2009 (7/23/2009)

Topic: Rule 600 – Right to a Speedy Trial – Notice to Defendant

Summary: Under Rule 526, a defendant must inform the clerk of courts, the bail agency, the district attorney’s office of his whereabouts even when incarcerated. Also, absent “extraordinary circumstances,” notice to defendant’s counsel is sufficient when determining whether a defendant is unavailable under Rule 600.

http://www.pacourts.us/OpPosting/Supreme/out/J-1-2009mo.pdf