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Unlinked: Prosecutors renounce funding incentives to pile on charges (access required)

One aspect of the 2020 Virginia criminal justice reform agenda may already have been achieved, even as reform legislation was parked for a year. Virginia prosecutors responding to a call for revision of the state’s formula for allocating staff positions deny there has been any practical incentive to overcharge defendants, but they have agreed to removal ...