MI AG Apologies For Subpoenas To Journalists On Teen Prison Abuse

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Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette apologized to two journalists who were slapped with subpoenas by his office for news gathering on allegations of juvenile prisoner abuse in state prisons, reports the Detroit News. Schuette said he called Huffington Post reporter Dana Liebelson and Michigan Radio host Cynthia Canty to apologize for subpoenas sent to them by staff attorneys for information they obtained from plaintiffs and an attorney suing the Department of Corrections.

"I said I was sorry and there's no excuse for that," Schuette said last night. "It should not have happened. It will not happen . . .

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