New York Consolidated Laws, Criminal Procedure Law - CPL § 30.20 Speedy trial; in general
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1. After a criminal action is commenced, the defendant is entitled to a speedy trial.
2. Insofar as is practicable, the trial of a criminal action must be given preference over civil cases; and the trial of a criminal action where the defendant has been committed to the custody of the sheriff during the pendency of the criminal action must be given preference over other criminal actions.
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