United States v. MacDonaldAnnotate this Case
435 U.S. 850 (1978)
U.S. Supreme Court
United States v. MacDonald, 435 U.S. 850 (1978)
United States v. MacDonald
Argued January 9, 1978
Decided May 1, 1978
435 U.S. 850
A defendant may not, before trial, appeal a federal district court's order denying his motion to dismiss an indictment because of an alleged violation of his Sixth Amendment right to a speedy trial. Pp. 435 U. S. 853-863.
531 F.2d 196, reversed and remanded.
BLACKMUN, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which all other Members joined except BRENNAN, J., who took no part in the consideration or decision of the case.