Speedy trial waiver ruling [US SC]

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Zedner v. United States, June 5, 2006 [holding that a defendant cannot prospectively waive application of the Speedy Trial Act and, therefore, that a defendant's waiver of his right under the Act "for all time" is ineffective]. Read the full text of the opinion per Justice Alito, along with a concurrence [text] from Justice Scalia.

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