- 1A formal notice of abandonment by a plaintiff or prosecutor of all or part of a suit or action.More example sentences
- The prosecutor had sole, unfettered discretion to enter a nolle prosequi in this case.
- In considering the court's power to dismiss a case for pretrial delays it is useful to consider the right of the prosecutor to seek a nolle prosequi.
- 1.1The entry of nolle prosequi in a court record.More example sentences
- The power of the Attorney to issue a nolle prosequi has no statutory basis.
- The Attorney-General may stop any prosecution on indictment by entering a nolle prosequi.
late 17th century: Latin, literally 'be unwilling to pursue'.
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