A nolle prosequi also was issued in August for a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon.
What does NP stand for?
NP stands for Nolle Prosequi (Latin: Not Prosecute; legal motion)
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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.
It was that racecourse that was the scene of a not altogether successful attempt at giving the classy chaser a Flat career last month, only for the five-year-old to issue a firm nolle prosequi when presented at the stalls.
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
In 1987 the Attorney General controversially passed a Nolle Prosequi order - which meant the case against the woman known as the Midland Steel Queen could not proceed - because she was said to be close to death.
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.