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Deborah Jane Cooper
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Deborah Jane Cooper is a graduate of Yale law school and co-author of “The Myth of Prosecutorial Accountability after Connick v. Thompson; Why Existing Professional Responsibility Measures Cannot Protect Against Prosecutorial Misconduct” (Yale Law Journal Online, October 2011)

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Danziger Bridge and the State of Prosecutorial Accountability

(2) Comments | Posted October 1, 2013 | 11:49 AM

This past week has seen more fallout from New Orleans Federal District Judge Englehardt's 129-page opinion in the "Danziger Bridge" case as the Department of Justice has announced it is launching its own investigation into the matter.

Judge Englehardt vacated the convictions of five police officers after findings of prosecutorial...

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