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Opinion: When Prosecutors Decide Whom To Believe

, The Connecticut Law Tribune


I'd like to create a new legal theory. Call it constructive vouching. It's a new, and virtually undetectable, form of prosecutorial misconduct. Here are the basics.

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  • Yipi

    Not that I don't believe that you believe this or even that it happened. But, if this is true, why not tell us who the lawyer or lawyers who did this are? Isn't that a step towards stopping it from happening in the future, at least from this (or these) prosecutors?

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