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Betterman v. Montana
Citation:578 U.S. 437 (2016)
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Betterman (Petitioner) was charged with bail jumping and pleaded guilty. He was then jailed for 14 months awaiting sentence on that conviction. He was eventually sentenced to 7 years in prison. Betterman appealed, arguing that the gap between conviction and sentencing violated his speedy trial right.
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