No. 96-17103.

140 F.3d 833 (1998)

Francis L. GILL, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Ramon G. VILLAGOMEZ, Judge Pro Tem, Superior Court of Guam, Defendant-Appellee, Government of Guam, Real-party-in-interest-Appellee.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Decided April 2, 1998.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Francis L. Gill, pro se, Agana, Guam, appellant.

David M. Moore, Office of Atty. Gen., Agana, Guam, for appellee.

Before: REINHARDT, LEAVY and THOMAS, Circuit Judges.

Per Curiam Opinion; Concurrence by Judge Reinhardt.


Francis L. Gill appeals the Appellate Division of Guam's denial of a writ of mandamus compelling dismissal of criminal charges against him for violation of Guam's speedy trial statute. We conclude that, although mandamus is an appropriate remedy for alleged statutory speedy trial violations, the trial court did not abuse its discretion in denying the motion.


In 1991, Gill was...

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