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The reduction of Philadelphia’s prison population—as a measure to control the spread of COVID-19—is picking up steam after a start that lagged behind other county jails in Pennsylvania. That’s because, after weeks of friction, court leaders and the District Attorney’s Office are finally on the same page, court watchers said.

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Max Mitchell

Max Mitchell is a reporter with The Legal Intelligencer, focusing on litigation in Pennsylvania with a specific emphasis on Philadelphia courts. Follow him on Twitter @MMitchellTLI. His email is [email protected]

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