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Prosecutor's 'laziness' prompts fine, new trial (access required)

A prosecutor who was "grossly negligent" in failing to search his files and turn over exculpatory evidence in a murder case can be slapped with a monetary sanction, the Virginia Court of Appeals has ruled. A Fairfax trial judge imposed a $6,700 sanction against the prosecutor for violating the court's discovery orders to "give the defendants ...

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