Courier-Times, The (Roxboro, North Carolina)
“Furthermore, the purposes of justice served by permitting such continuation outweigh the best interests of the public and the defendant in a speedy trial,” he wrote. We have indicated that additional time is needed to consider the findings and other materials in preparation for a trial or other settlement of this matter.”
The order was in response to a new timeline proposed by Gray’s attorneys.
“All parties have conferred, and by this immediate supplemental motion, we are requesting that the term of the court’s criminal jury be mandatorily set.
Continuation applies to both Gray and Lindbergh.
An appeals court panel in June overturned a 2020 bribery and fraud conviction over a judge’s error in communicating jury instructions. A Lindbergh employee testified that in exchange for demanding the replacement of a state health officer involved in regulating Lindbergh’s business, he pledged a large sum of money to Cozy’s campaign.