2017 Prosecutor Misconduct Cases Found in Survey

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www.publicintegrity.org/pm Courts have ruled that prosecutorial misconduct contributed to the convictions of 32 innocent people in the past three decades, concludes a study by the Washington, D.C.-based Center for Public Integrity. The report, overseen by Steve Weinberg of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, found 2,017 proved cases of prosecutor misconduct in a review of more than 11,000 appellate opinions between 1970 and this year. The center asserts that "inadvertent error . . .

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