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No, the term "speedy trial" refers to the right of a criminal accused to have his/her case heard without undue delay. In the VI Amendment it is stated this way: "In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to a speedy and public trial. . ."

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Q: Does speedy trial apply to civil cases?
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