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Atlanta-area DA says violent offenders could be released if office doesn’t get help to manage case backlog

Sept. 14, 2021, 7:46 p.m.

(FOX News) A rule that promises criminal defendants their day in court in a timely manner is slated to come back after being suspended at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, which could see violent offenders in Georgia's largest metro area released onto the street as prosecutors in Atlanta sift through a massive backlog of cases.

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