Professor Alberto Bernabe -
The John Marshall Law School
Sunday, March 15, 2009
DA confesses he lost case on purpose
Assume a district attorney has doubts about the guilt of the defendant in a criminal case, but his boss tells him to continue to prosecute the case. Instead of dropping the charges, the DA helps the defense build their case and deliberately loses the case. Should the DA be disciplined? Not in New York. Full story here.