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Should Prosecutors Control the Criminal Trial Calendar?

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North Carolina, for reasons of order and convenience, is the only state that allows prosecutors to determine the trial date for a defendant. Despite its good intentions, the rule is working contrary to the goals of an efficient criminal justice system.
Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 59 Issue 4, Spring 1994, p2-11, il