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MS Speedy Trial 1974 1 box

Arranged alphabetically. The Speedy Trial Act (H.R. 17409) requires prosecutors, courts, and defense counsel to avoid delaying tactics during trials. Records include background information files about this bill, Cohen's statement of endorsement, and correspondence from Cohen's colleagues asking him to either support or reject the bill.

Folder Titles

"Speedy Trial, Admin. Office Proposal", 1974.
"Speedy Trial, Amendments w/Explanations", 1974.
"Speedy Trial, Bill is amended", 1974.
"Speedy Trial, Maine Dockets", 1974, 3 folders.
"Speedy Trial, Proposed Amendments", 1974.
"Speedy Trial, section analysis", 1974.
Speedy Trial Act, 1974, 3 folders.
Speedy Trial Statements, 1974.

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