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nolle prosequi

  • n  an entry in the court record to the effect that the plaintiff or prosecutor will not proceed
  • v  drop prosecution of by entering a nolle prosequi in the court records
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  • Prosecution of sex assault awaits further evidence
    The Saline County States Attorney in late January filed a motion to nolle prosequi with leave to reinstate in the sexual assault case of Jordon Ray Patterson, 27, Harrisburg. A motion to nolle prosequi is a legal term which means “unwillingness to persue.”
    Feb. 14, 2014 - The Harrisburg Daily Register

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