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§ 99-15-31. Continuance; capital cases.
 

Application for continuance in capital cases shall not be entertained after the drawing of any special venire which is summoned to appear on the day the case is set for trial, except for causes arising afterward, unless a good excuse be shown for not having made the application before. 
 

Sources: Codes, 1880, § 3059; 1892, § 1409; Laws, 1906, § 1482; Hemingway's 1917, § 1240; Laws, 1930, § 1263; Laws, 1942, § 2506; Laws,  1985, ch. 443, § 3, eff from and after July 1, 1985.