Baltimore Prosecutors Quit; Low Pay Cited

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Baltimore prosecutors are quitting at the fastest rate in memory, as low salaries and high stress take their toll on the morale of an agency that has been criticized as a weak link in the city's criminal justice system, the Baltimore Sun reports. Lawyers and judges say the result is a revolving door that undermines the office's effectiveness in bringing cases before juries. "The ability of a prosecutor is directly proportional to the kind of justice you get in the courtroom," said Salvatore Fili, who left two weeks ago as drug unit chief after 20 years. "Some . . .

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