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nol pros

(nŏl′ prŏs′)
tr.v.
Variant of nolle pros.
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nol. pros.

nolle prosequi.
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Noun1.nol pros - an entry in the court record to the effect that the plaintiff or prosecutor will not proceed
entry - an item inserted in a written record
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The overall conviction rate includes cases disposed of by way of trial, guilty plea, dismissal or nol pros (prosecutor's decision not to proceed after a charge has been filed).
Instead, Assistant District Attorney Daniella Napolitano filed a nol pros on the assault to murder charge and made an oral motion to amend the assault and battery with a dangerous weapon charge to assault with a dangerous weapon.
A nol pros, or nolle prosequi, is a court filing reflecting a prosecutor's decision not to proceed with a criminal case after charges have been brought.