Can a Criminal Trial Proceed without Defendant Present?

The Sixth Amendment to our Constitution expressly guarantees the right of an accused to face their accuser at trial.  Can this right be waived?  May such a waiver be implied by conduct?  What if a Defendant refused to come to court?  Can the judge proceed with the trial?  To find out more about this issue and the judge’s powers, click on the following link.

http://www.greghillassociates.com/can-a-criminal-trial-proceed-without-defendant-present.html.

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