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Supreme Court looks at 8th Circuit speedy trial clock

When a criminal defendant asks for extra time to file pretrial motions, and then waives his right to file them, is the intervening time excluded from Speedy Trial Act calculations? The U.S. Supreme Court will consider that question after hearing ...

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Betonsports founder seeks release from pretrial detention

Betonsports founder Gary Kaplan is looking for a Get Out of Jail Free card from the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals – at least until he can be tried on federal racketeering, conspiracy and fraud charges. On Tuesday, Kaplan ...

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