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

, Daily Report


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.

Originally appeared in print as Ga. Supreme Court dumps precedent on speedy trials

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