speedy trial

Definition of "speedy trial"
  1. A legal right of a defendant in a criminal case to have their trial held soon after being accused, to ensure fairness and due process
How to use "speedy trial" in a sentence
  1. The defendant, feeling confident in her defense, did not waive her right to a speedy trial.
  2. Regardless of the seriousness of the charges, the law ensures one's right to a speedy trial.
  3. The lawyer argued that the undue delay in their client's court hearings violated the right to a speedy trial.

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