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Speed trial notice required on trial de novo

The August 26, 2011, publication of State v Miserella,  the App Div confirms that delay in a trial de novo must be analyzed under the Barker v Wingo factors, but the Court then swats the defense down but good by holding against the defendant for not filing a request for a speedy trial de novo ( that's a new one on me) and for being perfectly content to sit out the long delay in this case while there was  a stay of the DWI suspension in the meantime. (I don't mean to be jaded here but ... isn't it a slippery slope when you start making the defendant responsible for the Court's and State's jobs? Well anyway this would seem a good case for a petition for certification IMHO.)  

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