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Court slowdowns from the COVID-19 pandemic, combined with the hundreds of arrests during the recent wave of protests in Philadelphia, are going to lead to a “tsunami” of cases the criminal justice system is going to have to deal with in the coming months, stakeholders warned Philadelphia City Council members recently in an effort to help secure funding for agencies that Mayor Jim Kenney has proposed to slash.

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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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