Nolle Prosequi, or “null pross” in courthouse slang,” is when a prosecutor unilaterally advises the court that he or she will not further prosecute a complaint or indictment. A prosecutor has the discretion to terminate a case and may do so because of lack of evidence, a plea agreement or a superseding indictment.« Back to Glossary Index
About Owen Gallagher
Owen Gallagher is an experienced insurance litigator as well as a certified mediator and arbitrator who specializes in insurance industry disputes. His interest and affinity for insurance began at a young age working the counter at his father’s assigned risk agency in Roxbury. Over the course of his career, Owen has argued a number of cases in the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and has helped agents, insurance companies, and lawmakers alike with the complexities and idiosyncrasies of insurance law in the Commonwealth. Owen can be reached here.