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Judge Restricts Public Release Of Documents In McDonnell Case

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Documents will only be able to be viewed by the defendants, their lawyers and potential witnesses, an uncommon restriction in criminal cases, a former prosecutor told the Times-Dispatch.

If one party wants to release a document, it must alert the other party. In the event of a dispute, a judge will make the ultimate decision.

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