Our trial process guarantees that people will not languish in custody indefinitely. The U.S. Constitution and virtually all rules of criminal procedure require a reasonably speedy resolution of charges against a person.
Why do you think this is important?
How does the construct of bail factor in here?
Are there any cases in the E-text that are on point?
What do they say?
Take a look at these resources:
New York Criminal Procedure 30.30
KALIEF BROWDER’S LEGACY: THE LIE OF NEW YORK’S “SPEEDY TRIAL” STATUTE
Link ( http://blogs.cuit.columbia.edu/culr/2017/11/19/kalief-browders-legacy-the-lie-of-new-yorks-speedy-trial-statute/ )
Do you feel that the requirements that you have found in the text are being implemented in NY?
Should the types of delays illustrated in the sources be grounds for post conviction relief?
What do you think is a reasonable delay?
Do you know of or have read any cases that apply here?