Tag: Jury Trials

Olsen Loves Jury Trials, Unless He’s on Trial

In case you missed it earlier today, the petition for a Writ of Quo Warranto by David Johnston, challenging Eric Olsen’s residency, was dismissed on procedural grounds by Judge Ferris. It wasn’t dismissed because it lacked merit, as some sources

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Barbrow Continues to Impress in Stafford Commonwealth’s Attorney Race

I can’t tell you how impressed I am with Tim Barbrow (I-Stafford) and the refreshing vision he has for the Stafford County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office. Barbrow is running to replace retiring Stafford County Commonwealth’s Attorney Daniel Chichester. From his official

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Stafford County Crime Soars 60% Over Last 5 Years

According to the Virginia State Police, crime was up in Stafford County for the fifth straight year. It wasn’t just up, but has soared by 60% since 2005. Worse yet, when strictly looking at violent crimes, crime has soared a whopping

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Shenk: Barbrow challenges status quo

Barbrow is what Stafford County NEEDS in a commonwealth’s attorney. He’s seen “too many examples in the current administration where the lack of prosecutorial discretion has resulted in unjust convictions or sentences.” For him it’s about “fundamental fairness.” “As a prosecutor, I

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