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What does NP stand for?

NP stands for Nolle Prosequi (Latin: Not Prosecute; legal motion)

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A nolle prosequi also was issued in August for a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon.
The December 17 Authority for the Protection of the Revolution and the December 17 Association had strained every nerve to obtain the abused judge's nolle prosequi, but in vain, as the plaintiff was not in the region.
But Miss Broadhurst was spared from appearing in the dock when the Attorney-General took the rare step of issuing an ancient nolle prosequi order because she was said she was close to death after suffering from cancer CAPTION(S): Jean Broadhurst, an ardent Villa fan, celebrates after her horse Upgrade won at Cheltenham in 1998
MacArthur received a life sentence for the murder of nurse Bridie Gargan with a lump hammer in the Summer of 1982, but the State entered a plea of nolle prosequi in the case of his second victim.
1993), the Florida Supreme Court held that the state could not refile charges after it entered a nolle prosequi and the speedy trial period had run.