Category Archives: Prosecutorial Misconduct

Further Outrage over Connick v. Thompson Ruling

A Supreme Court ruling back in March involving a falsely convicted man, John Thompson, continues to evoke criticism as retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens spoke last Monday urging Congress to pass legislation to hold District Attorneys liable for … Continue reading

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Prosecutorial Misconduct Unlikely to Result in Termination

An article in USA TODAY examined hundreds of cases of serious prosecutorial misconduct and concluded that “prosecutors have little reason to fear losing their jobs, even if they violate laws or constitutional safeguards designed to ensure the justice system is … Continue reading

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