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Nolle prosequi

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What is Nolle Prosequi?

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What is Nolle Prosequi

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What does nolle prosequi mean?

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What is a Nolle Prosequi?

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Murder suspect's charges nolle prosequi

Nolle prosequi is a legal term of art and a Latin legal phrase meaning "be unwilling to pursue", a phrase amounting to "do not prosecute". It is a phrase used in many common law criminal prosecution contexts to describe a prosecutor's decision to voluntarily discontinue criminal charges either before trial or before a verdict is rendered. It contrasts with an involuntary dismissal.
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