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What Makes a Good Prosecutor go Bad?

Prosecuting attorneys are hired to represent the state in the effort to convict those who commit criminal acts, however, sometimes the lines of ethics and responsibility are crossed. Recently, a high ranking prosecutor in the Brooklyn, NY district attorney’s office,

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Shady Tactics in an Unbalanced System

The US Justice System is represented by the scales of justice, balancing fairly each side of a case considered in court. The depiction of Lady Justice holding the scales while blindfolded and wielding a sword is the portrayal of objectivity

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Justice System Misconduct and Wrongful Convictions

A recent article in the NY Post describing an investigation into corruption within the New York Police Department (NYPD) has the possibility of a history making scandal. It’s alleged that several high-ranking officers are under suspicion of taking bribes harkening

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Reflecting on Wrongful Conviction and “Making a Murderer”

The nation is gripped with the Netflix documentary, Making a Murderer, featuring the case of Steven Avery’s wrongful conviction in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Avery was imprisoned for 18 years, and subsequently exonerated with DNA evidence, for a rape that he did not

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The Guilty Plea and Wrongful Convictions

In order to ease the burden of the criminal justice system, plea bargains are offered to defendants who are allowed to plead guilty to a lesser charge, have the more serious charge dismissed, and agree to a reduced prison term. While on

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