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185.16 RIGHT TO SPEEDY TRIAL.
In all cases arising under sections 185.07 to 185.19 in which a person shall be charged with
contempt in a court of the state, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial by an
impartial jury of the county and district wherein the contempt shall have been committed. This
right shall not apply to contempts committed in the presence of the court or so near thereto as to
interfere directly with the administration of justice, or to apply to the misbehavior, misconduct, or
disobedience of any officer of the court in respect to the writs, orders, or process of the court.
History: (4260-10) 1933 c 416 s 10