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Criminal Law: Right To Speedy Trial – Prejudice – Presumption

U.S. v. Erenas-Luna (MLW No. 58849/Case No. 08-1855 - 12 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, Eighth Circuit, Melloy, J.) Where a three-year delay between a defendant's indictment and trial was caused by the government's negligence and the district court failed to apply a presumption of prejudice despite the excessive delay, the case is remanded for further ...