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Law: Prosecutors and Evidence / A Report / A Discussion #982443

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Dec 09, 2010
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A California study called "Preventable Error" on prosecutorial misconduct from 1997-2009 introduced; statistics cited.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Earlier discussion held with CNN's Jeffrey Toobin and Innocence Project co-founder Barry Scheck on the prosecutorial misconduct research in northern California. [TOOBIN - says he was shocked by the extent of prosecutorial misconduct; speculates about why prosecutors push the evidence.] [SCHECK - clarifies the cases in the study; states internal review systems are needed for prosecutors; notes defense lawyers are not acted against either.]

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