Judge Tosses “Ill Advised” Case Against Drug Agent

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http://www.nytimes.com/2003/09/05/nyregion/05DEA.html?pagewanted=1 A federal judge in Brooklyn has thrown out a criminal charge against a white federal drug agent who fatally shot an unarmed black suspect in the back. District Attorney Charles Hynes, a local prosecutor who was handling the case in federal court, said he would appeal the ruling, the New York Times says. Federal Judge Nicholas Garaufis called it an "ill-advised prosecution" that included "absurd assertions." The judge cited a "preposterous . . .

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