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The New York Court of Appeals, New York’s highest court, has just issued a long overdue opinion on 30.30, statutory speedy trial rights.  The decision dramatically curtails the prosecutions ability to continue dragging cases out- a process that New York criminal defense lawyers are only too familiar with.  From now on, when the prosecution is not ready for trial on both sides of a long adjournment, the time will likely be “chargeable” for 30.30 speedy trial purposes.  This is a welcome change in the law, and will benefit criminal defendants, lawyers and judges alike.

Here’s the opinion:
NY Court of Appeals- People v Marsha Sibblies COA 2014

Andrew Stoll is a New York City Criminal Defense, Civil Rights, and Employee Lawyer. He is the founding partner of Stoll, Glickman & Bellina, LLP, a Brooklyn based law firm dedicated to empowering the exploited. Stoll is an adjunct law professor at Seton Hall Law School, sits on the Corrections Committee of the New York City Bar Association, and is a member of the National Police Accountability Project.