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CAV: “Hobson’s choice” didn’t violate speedy-trial right (access required)

Despite numerous “egregious” discovery failures by the Commonwealth resulting in the defendant having to choose between a speedy trial and the evidence to which he was entitled, the trial court committed no error in finding that the Commonwealth didn’t act in bad faith and continuing the trial to a date past the speedy-trial deadline. Background Appellant Michael ...