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Criminal – Discovery – Subpoena – City Police Records (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court quashes defendant’s subpoena duces tecum to the supervisor of records for the Manassas City Police Department for records relating to a Prince William County police case record. There is no general constitutional right of discovery in a criminal case. The trial court has discretion to grant a subpoena under Rule 17(c) ...