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Friday, September 24, 2010

Convictions, Not Justice, Sought by Federal Prosecutors

“Federal prosecutors are supposed to seek justice, not merely score convictions. But a USA TODAY investigation found that prosecutors repeatedly have violated that duty in courtrooms across the nation. The abuses have put innocent people in prison, set guilty people free and cost taxpayers millions of dollars in legal fees and sanctions.” (USA Today)

Power corrupts.

FEE Timely Classic
“Prosecutorial Indiscretion” by Wendy McElroy