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FROM 2008 TO 2010 FEDERAL DISTRICT COURTS RELEASED MORE THAN A THIRD OF DEFENDANTS PRETRIAL
WASHINGTON – From 2008 to 2010, federal district courts released more than a third (36 percent) of defendants prior to case disposition, according to a...