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Tag Archives: Speedy trial

DWI charges dismissed on speedy trial grounds

A Monroe County Court judge has dismissed drunk driving charges on speedy trial grounds. The defendant, Danie Washington, was arrested Sept. 16, 2015, and charged with two counts of driving while intoxicated. When he was arraigned on a felony complaint ...

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Second Circuit — Speedy Trial: United States v. Ghailani

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Speedy Trial Terrorist Conspiracy — Detention — National Security Concerns United States v. Ghailani 11-320-cr Judges Leval, Cabranes and Parker Background: The defendant appealed from a conviction of conspiring to bomb the ...

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Second Circuit — Speedy Trial: United States v. Lynch

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Speedy Trial “Ends-of-Justice” Exclusion United States v. Lynch 12-4222-cr Judges Pooler, Wesley and Droney Background: The defendant appealed from the denial of his motion to dismiss the indictment for violation of the ...

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Fourth Department — Speedy Trial: People v. Comer

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Speedy Trial Defendant Avoiding Prosecution People v. Comer KA 08-02638 Appealed from Onondaga County Court Background: The defendant was convicted by a jury of first-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon. On appeal, he ...

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Which pretrial motions toll the Speedy Trial clock?

The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court wrangled last week with the question of just what kind of pretrial motions stop the clock under the Speedy Trial Act. In the case U.S. v. Tinklenberg, Kalamazoo County, Mich., police, acting on a tip ...

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Speedy Trial: People v. Cassidy

Henrietta Town Court Speedy Trial People v. Cassidy 10080230 Judge Sciortino Background: The defendant was charged with obstructing governmental administration in July 2010 for calling his wife at home while in police custody and advising her not to surrender a ...

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Speedy Trial: People v. Price

New York State Court of Appeals Speedy Trial People v. Price No. 7 Appealed from the Second Department Background: On Feb. 2, 2006, the defendant was arraigned in Suffolk County on a felony complaint charging him with attempted disseminating indecent ...

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