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Weekly Newsletter Volume 4, Issue 29

May 4, 2024; 26 Nisan, 5784 Sponsored anonymously L’Ilui Nishmas Sara Eidel Bas Mordechai

“Prosecutorial misconduct,” occurs when a prosecutor who is tasked to seek justice, behaves incorrectly in pursuit of justice. For example, a prosecutor may believe that a suspect is guilty and in his zeal to gain a conviction, may overlook (or even withhold) evidence that could exonerate the suspect. According to a 2020 study issued by the National Registry of Exonerations, close to 50% of wrongful convictions can be attributed to prosecutorial misconduct.

One reason for this misconduct, is obviously the desire by the prosecutor to obtain more convictions...


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