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Court won’t revive lawsuit over ill-fated prosecution (access required)

A man who says he spent more than two years behind bars for a crime that never occurred cannot sue the prosecutor’s office that persisted with the case, an appeals court confirms. A judge’s ruling that sovereign immunity protects Charlottesville prosecutors from Mark Weiner’s wrongful prosecution claim remains in force after an Aug. 23 decision by ...