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High-Profile Case: (FE-2014-1313) Commonwealth of Virginia vs. Jesse Leroy Matthew, Jr.
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The Fairfax Circuit Court serves the residents of Fairfax County and Fairfax City. The Fairfax Circuit Court (19th Judicial Circuit) is the trial court of general jurisdiction and is the largest trial court in Virginia, composed of fifteen full-time trial judges. It has authority to try a full range of cases, both civil and criminal, jury and non-jury. Civil cases include a wide variety of business disputes, personal injury, and domestic relations cases. The Court hears felony criminal cases. A felony is a crime punishable by commitment to the State penitentiary for one year or more. The Court also hears appeals of misdemeanor and traffic cases from the General District Court and Juvenile Courts.

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Circuit Court High-Profile Cases

FE-2014-1313 - Commonwealth of Virginia vs. Jesse Leroy Matthew, Jr.
Order Expert Funds 1/14/2015
Order Preclude Extrajudicial Comments 1/14/2015
Order Sealing and Protective 1/14/2015
Order Video Cameras During Trial and Related Proceedings 1/14/2015
Order Discovery and Inspection 1/09/2015
Response Commonwealth's Response Re: Media Request 1/05/2015
Response Public Defender's Response Re: Media Request 1/05/2015
Motion Media Request to Continue Electronic Coverage 12/23/2014
Order Set Trial Date 11/14/2014
Order Media Access for 11/14/2014 Hearing 11/10/2014
Order Arraignment 10/31/2014
Order Media Access for 10/31/2014 Arraignment 10/30/2014
Bench Warrant Bench Warrant 10/23/2014
Indictment Indictment 10/20/2014

(FE-2014-1313) Commonwealth of Virginia vs. Jesse Leroy Matthew, Jr.

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