Daily Archives: July 29, 2021

DC Superior Court Faces Backlash for Case Backlog

Washington officials, including Mayor Muriel Bowser, are criticizing the D.C. Superior Court for the backlog in cases they cite as a cause for the city’s recent surge in gun violence.  Officials say the court has a backlog of 10,000 cases because of the pandemic; 500 of those cases are felonies. The release of suspects, they say, may be leading to…