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Saturday, October 8, 2005

Black Dad Describes False Arrests of Kids

Miami Herald Columnist Leonard Pitts (archive here) describes how, notwithstanding the description of a 5'8" suspect, his 6'3" kid was arrested and held for a couple of weeks; "A few weeks later, the prosecutor declined to press charges, finally admitting there was no evidence." Column here. [Jack Chin]

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