Department of State’s Attorneys and Sheriffs Head Makes Case For More Employees To Deal With Court Backlogs Statewide. VSEA Supports Effort. Will Legislature?

From VTDigger:

Caseloads are so high that state prosecutors often have to “triage” where to devote their time. Sometimes that means the resolution of some more minor cases is delayed so a more major case can, for instance, go to trial.

“We’re just treading water at this point,” Campbell said. “And it’s not good, it’s not healthy, for anybody in the criminal justice system.”

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