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Criminal charges survive, despite prosecutors’ discovery gaffes

Bulky and elusive electronic files proved troublesome for Virginia federal prosecutors in recent months, but judges have declined to impose the ultimate punishment for discovery lapses that mainly inconvenienced criminal defendants. Last minute disclosures of potential Brady material may be a sign of the times as lawyers are forced to acquire, store, organize and analyze large ...