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Resource ID: #19858
Subject: Courts
Source: Courier-Journal (Louisville
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Date: Nov. 24-26

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The Courier-Journal investigates inept administration and case backlog at the Bullitt County, Ky., court system. The series reveals that "more than 200 felony indictments ... either were never prosecuted or else were incompletely prosecuted between 1998 and 2000," according to the contest entry summary. The mishandling was due to clerks' errors and inept record-keeping.

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