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Criminal – Continuance Denial – Nolle Prosequi – Good Cause (access required)

A Fairfax Circuit Court will allow the commonwealth to nolle prosequi charges of aggravated maiming after the court denied the commonwealth a continuance to allow it to subpoena a doctor to testify about the severity of the victim’s injuries. The commonwealth acknowledges that it was not as diligent as it should have been in obtaining its ...

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