Prosecutorial Misconduct after Connick: Interesting New Case

Just passing along a noteworthy lawsuit.

In the wake of Connick v. Thompson, 563 U.S. ____, 131 S. Ct. 1350, 179 L. Ed. 2d 417 (2011), holding prosecutors responsible for their misconduct has become a grand, uphill battle. That’s what makes this story I saw on Sentencing Law & Policy particularly interesting. A woman accused of murder for a death that was the result natural causes  has filed a suit in federal district court seeking $20 million on the grounds that the defendant turned plaintiff’s civil rights were violated. Definitely give it a read!

-Zachary Cloud

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One response to “Prosecutorial Misconduct after Connick: Interesting New Case

  1. Hooray for Zachary.
    This is out of hand, and criminal acts by prosecutors should put them into prison. Talk about a deterent.
    I am familiar with the subject, and am the author of Don’t Get Arrested in South Carolina.

    J.B. Simms

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