Cases & Deals

State of Georgia appeals adverse ruling involving constitutional right to speedy trial

Clients Fulton County District Attorney's Office

Jones Day partner Rick Deane was appointed as a Special Assistant District Attorney to represent the State and argue on its behalf in two separate appeals to the Georgia Supreme Court. Each case resulted in the unanimous reversal of a lower court decision granting a motion to dismiss on the basis of an alleged violation of the constitutional right to a speedy trial.