Dishonest Prosecutors: Everywhere you look

An op-ed in the New York Times yesterday highlights one of the most egregious examples of corrupt county prosecutors … as you read, ask yourself why James Faire, whom the evidence exonerates, continues to sit in the  Okanogan County jail.malicious-prosecution

Prosecutors who bend or even break the rules to win a conviction almost never face any punishment. But even given lax controls, the blatant and systemic misconduct in the Orange County district attorney’s office in Southern California stands out. In a scheme that may go back as far as 30 years, prosecutors and the county sheriff’s department have elicited illegal jailhouse confessions, failed to turn over evidence that is favorable to defendants and lied repeatedly in court about what they did.

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