Higher Courts Let Prosecutors Get Away With Murder

04/06/2015 11:13 am ET | Updated Apr 06, 2015
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For anyone studying the bubbling issue of prosecutor misconduct, the LAT states—Louisiana, Arkansas, and Texas—form a good lab. March alone brewed up:

—belated charges against a prosecutor in Texas, where the defendant was executed a decade ago;

—soul-searching in Louisiana, where a prosecutor bemoaned his win that sent an innocent man to prison;

—and absolution in Arkansas, where the state’s Supreme Court informed me that a prosecutor who withheld critical evidence from a man on trial for his life did not violate any rules of professional conduct.

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