Alaska Statutes.
Title 12. Code of Criminal Procedure
Chapter 20. Bars to Actions
Section 60. Discharge of Codefendant as Bar.
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AS 12.20.060. Discharge of Codefendant as Bar.

It is an acquittal of the defendant discharged and a bar to another prosecution for the same crime when two or more persons are charged in the same indictment, and the court dismisses the indictment against a defendant

(1) before that defendant has begun to present a defense and on the application of the prosecuting attorney so that the defendant may be a witness for the state; or

(2) before the evidence is closed and on the application of another defendant on trial so that the discharged defendant may be a witness for a codefendant, and when, in the opinion of the court, there is not sufficient evidence to require the discharged defendant to present a defense.

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