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An empty podium: Fairfax not staffing all cases; victims still must get notice (access required)

Even if a commonwealth’s attorney decides not to staff certain misdemeanor cases, the prosecutor’s office still has the obligation to make sure crime victims are provided notice of their criminal proceedings, a Fairfax County judge has ruled. The judge’s decision last month - calling out the county prosecutor’s office for failure to notify a crime victim ...