Definition of Nol pros

1. Noun. An entry in the court record to the effect that the plaintiff or prosecutor will not proceed.

Exact synonyms: Nolle Prosequi
Generic synonyms: Entry
Derivative terms: Nolle Prosequi



Definition of Nol pros

1. Noun. (informal) (abbreviation of nolle prosequi) ¹

2. Verb. (informal) (abbreviation of nolle prosequi) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nol Pros

noisiness
noisinesses
noising
noisome
noisomely
noisomeness
noisomenesses
noisy
noizuyo-e
nojirimycin
nol-pros
nol-prossed
nol-prosses
nol-prossing
nol. pros.
nol pros (current term)
nolanite
nolde
nole
nolens volens
noles
noli-me-tangere
noli illegitimi carborundum
nolition
nolitions
noll
nolle pros
nolle prosequi
nolle prosequied
nolle prosequies

Literary usage of Nol pros

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1. Report of the Joint Select Committee Appointed to Inquire Into the Condition by Luke Potter Poland, John Scott (1872)
"A nol. pros, has not been entered on the count yet. ... Just enter a nol. pros.] The clerk then called Robert Hayes Mitchell, Sylvanus Shearer, ..."

2. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"A nol. pros, or a nolle prosequi is a proceeding by which the plaintiff or tlie attorney for the state voluntarily declares that he will not further ..."

3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1912)
"But defendant contends that this rule does not apply to a nol. pros, ... [2] A nol. pros, in criminal proceedings Is nothing but a declaration on the part ..."

4. American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge edited by Jared Sparks, Johann Schobert, Francis Bowen, George Partridge Sanger (1856)
"... 452 convictions, 288 acquittals, and that 337 were nol. pros'd. In eight counties there was no prosecution for crime. Two convicta were executed. ..."

5. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1912)
"But defendant contends that • tliis rule does not apply to a nol. pros, ... A nol. pros, in criminal proceedings is nothing but a declaration on the part of ..."

6. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1890)
"Entering a nol. pros, as to a part of the offence, which is not a distinct and ... Where a statute authorized a nol. pros, to be entered and another ..."

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