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Monday, March 09, 2009

Vermont v. Brillon: Speedy trial delays caused by PDs are not charged to the State

Absent a systemic breakdown in a state public defender system, delays caused by appointed counsel are not attributed to the state for purposes of Barker v. Wingo, 407 U.S. 514 (1972), speedy trial analysis.