Suit Protests New Orleans DA’s ‘Fake Subpoenas’

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A victim of domestic violence who was jailed for five days is among a group of people suing Orleans Parish, La., District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro and 10 of his subordinates, alleging that prosecutors used dirty tricks to force witnesses to testify, reports The Advocate. The federal lawsuit takes aim at the prosecutor’s controversial use of so-called “fake subpoenas” to pressure witnesses to . . .

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