quashing criminal prosecution

quashing criminal prosecution
A remedy had upon motion directed against a defective indictment, information, or other accusatory pleading. 21 Am J2d Crim L § 172. A remedy for defect in the grand jury, including the disqualification of particular jurors or defective procedure in summoning or impaneling the jury. 24 Am J1st Grand J § 29.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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