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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Prosecutors Allege that Innocence Project Students Paid Witness for Exculpatory Evidence

The New York Times reports on the court proceedings here. The new allegations shed light on why prosecutors had previously issued a controversial subpoena directed at the Northwestern journalism students seeking information on how their performance was graded, reported previously here.

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A guy the students interviewed pocketed $40 in change from cash the students gave a taxi driver to take him home? Some pay-off.

What it sheds light on is the snapping-turtle mindset of prosecutors locked in win-at-any-cost mode.

Posted by: John K | Nov 12, 2009 4:41:25 AM

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