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Nolle Prosequi Starts New Speedy Trial Clock (access required)

A trial court erred in dismissing on speedy trial grounds indictments charging defendant prison inmate with malicious wounding and assault of a fellow prisoner, and the dismissal order is reversed by the Court of Appeals. Considering two earlier indictments, which had alleged the same criminal conduct and were dismissed by a nolle prosequi order, the trial ...