RIVERSIDE (CNS) - The number of cases dismissed by Riverside County judges contending with a backlog that accumulated during the COVID public health lockdowns is just under 1,100, many of them assault and domestic violence filings -- as well as a few for attempted murder and kidnapping, the District Attorney's Office said today."Our office respectfully disagrees with the decisions the judges continue to make regarding mass case dismissals," District Attorney Mike Hestrin said. "A one-size fits all approach of blanket case dismissals is not the answer. We are continuing to ask the bench to look at each case individually to determine if there is good cause to continue the matter until a courtroom becomes available."The latest figures published by the D.A.'s office indicated
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