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Smooth sailing for public defender plan (access required)

A proposal to create a public defender office for Prince William County has won two favorable votes already at the General Assembly. The House Courts criminal laws subcommittee approved the bill Jan. 17 without opposition after advocates said it would improve the quality of representation for criminal defendants in the state’s second most populous county. Del. Jennifer ...