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Monday, November 29, 2004

Cleveland Prosecuting Recanted Allegations of Domestic Abuse

The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports on two domestic violence cases prosecuted notwithdtanding recantations by the complainants; one resulted in conviction, the other in acquittal.  Story here. [Jack Chin]

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