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With a surge of nearly 700 criminal cases opened in less than a week since the advent of protests in Philadelphia sparked by the death of George Floyd, District Attorney Larry Krasner and a recently assembled collective of defense attorneys say these cases are going to be handled differently than they’ve been in the past during periods of large-scale unrest.

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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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