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Law / Prosecutor Misconduct #731866

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Jun 28, 2003
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(Studio: Dean Reynolds) Report introduced.

(Washington: Barry Serafin) Center for Public Integrity report accusing prosecutors of breaking rules to land convictions examined; details given of the handling of one case in which a man was falsely accused of sexually assaulting his adopted daughter. [The accused Robert WASSER†, Center for Public Integrity Chuck LEWIS†, county ADA Diane DONAHOO‡- offer views on the cases.] Statement from a spokesman for the National Assn. of District Attorneys quoted. [Former prosecutor Pace University law school professor Bennett GERSHMAN†- says misconduct is pervasive in the system.] [Robert & Bonnie WASSER†- question the system.]

Reporter(s):
Reynolds, Dean;
Serafin, Barry
Duration:
00:02:10

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