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Criminal – Speedy Trial – Cocaine Base – Competency Hearing (access required)

Where fewer than 70 days have elapsed before defendant filed his motion for a competency evaluation, the speedy trial statutory period was tolled by the filing of the motion, and the motion is currently pending, the time for trying defendant under 18 U.S.C. § 3161(c)(1) has not run and his motion to dismiss the indictment ...