[JURIST] The US Courts for the Ninth Circuit [official website] announced [press release] on Tuesday that Chief Judge Roslyn Silver of the US District Court of Arizona [official website] has declared a judicial emergency [order; PDF] under the Speedy Trial Act [18 USC 3161-3174]. Judge Silver’s order suspends the time limits set forth in 18 USC 3161 [text], which require that a federal criminal trial commence 70 days after a complaint or indictment. The judicial emergency allows a…

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