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Entrenched Prosecution to Shift – Criminal Lawyer Jon Katz Weighs In

Entrenched ways of prosecuting in Northern Virginia have been engrained in the Fairfax County commonwealth's attorney's office, starting with chief prosecutor Robert Horan from the 1960's and continuing with his successor and former deputy Ray Morrogh; in Arlington, going back to chief prosecutor Helen Fahey...

Prosecutorial challengers versus status quo – Fairfax criminal lawyer’s view

Prosecutorial elections are hotly contested in Fairfax County and Loudoun County, Virginia. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I know that those two counties' chief prosecutors overprosecute by, for starters, by not often enough including sentencing in felony negotiating rather than negotiating merely based on felony...