Ga. Supreme Court Dumps Precedent on Speedy Trials

Ga. Supreme Court overrules Court of Appeals decisions, makes it easier for defense to win speedy trial arguments

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Overruling lower court case law that made it harder for defendants to win a speedy trial argument, the Georgia Supreme Court has handed at least a temporary victory to a man who said Fulton County prosecutors didn't try him fast enough on his driving under the influence charges.

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