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§ 99-15-23. Plea entered when defendant stands mute.
 

If the defendant, on arraignment, refuses or neglects to plead, or stands mute, the court must cause the plea of "not guilty" to be entered, and the trial to proceed. 
 

Sources: Codes, Hutchinson's 1848, ch. 65, art. 2(51); 1857, ch. 64, art. 293; 1871, § 2757; 1880, § 3056; 1892, § 1407; 1906, § 1480; Hemingway's 1917, § 1238; 1930, § 1261; 1942, § 2504.