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Rachel Weiner
Washington Post reporter, EDVA and Arlington/Alexandria cops and courts. rachel.weiner@washpost.com. Cell/Signal/WhatsApp: 202-560-0127.
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The Kojo Nnamdi Show 19h
Alexandria police arrested a suspect in a three-year-old rape case on the strength of an analysis that used a consumer DNA database. Why are defense lawyers challenging their evidence? At 12:30, @rachelweinerp joins us to discuss.
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Mary Pat Flaherty Jun 18
Fairfax County government was taken for $610k by Kenyan scammers. via
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B. Allen-Ebrahimian Jun 18
China has refused to process my application for a journalist visa. I believe this indicates a further attack on information, as China reduces access for investigative journalists. Also--I'm now looking for a new job, since I can't take up my Beijing post
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Rachel Weiner Jun 18
Replying to @MiriamShulamit @lrozen
I'm sure they will at least let him make his case -- beyond that I can't say, especially since he is going to make the argument just to the judge
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Rachel Weiner Jun 18
Michael Flynn has intervened in EDVA case against his ex-business partner, saying he wants to keep Bijan Kian from seeing unredacted docs on his own legal wrangling
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Rachel Weiner Jun 18
Scammers stole $600,000 from Fairfax County by pretending to work for Dell
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Rachel Weiner Jun 17
Rossie Alston was sworn in over the weekend as the newest Article III judge in EDVA, replacing Gerald Bruce Lee. Some background on the new judge:
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Robert Barnes Jun 17
upholds decision involving racial gerrymandering in Virginia. Says House Republicans on their own do not have standing to challenge
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Rachel Weiner Jun 14
Frederick Turner, who was serving a 40-year mandatory sentence for dealing meth -- his first serious conviction -- has died in prison. is asking DOJ to investigate. Story on his sentence, which judge called "wrong":
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Fenit Nirappil Jun 14
Fascinating trial underway in the case of a white cyclist accused of attacking a black driver and calling him the n-word in Georgetown. is in the courtroom:
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The Washington Post Jun 14
Julian Assange to face a full extradition hearing in 2020
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Rachel Weiner Jun 13
Michael Flynn still expected to testify against his former business partner, government says -- and is not a co-conspirator but a "witness" to Turkish lobbying scheme
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Rachel Weiner Jun 13
In Virginia, "tough on crime" policies used to be a political necessity for Democrats. Now they're becoming a liability.
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Dan Rodricks Jun 12
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Jenna Portnoy Jun 12
TTW I interviewed Joe Morrissey. During an ice storm. From jail.
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AnnGerhart Jun 11
Who is Joe Morrissey? This 2015 profile presaged the disgraced, disbarred pol’s comeback at polls today.
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Julie Carey Jun 11
Former Va. Governor congratulating the winner of the Arlington Democratic primary, challenger Parisa Dehghani-Tafti. McAuliffe endorsed her because the incumbent didn’t support his original plan to restore felons voting rights.
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Rachel Weiner Jun 11
It's over; Theo Stamos has conceded in Arlington to Parisa Dehghani-Tafti. A huge sea change in Nothern Virginia criminal justice
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Rachel Weiner Jun 11
With all precincts in, Innocence Project attorney Parisa Dehghani-Tafti ahead of longtime Arlington prosecutor Theo Stamos 52 - 48 percent
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Miriam Elder Jun 11
After an amazing outcry and show of support by Russia’s journalism community, the case against reporter Ivan Golunov has apparently been dropped.
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