New ethics charges for Duke prosecutor
By AARON BEARD, Associated Press Writer 2 hours, 16 minutes ago
RALEIGH, N.C. - The state bar has added ethics charges to a complaint filed against the prosecutor who brought sexual assault charges against three Duke lacrosse players, accusing him of withholding DNA evidence and making misleading statements to the court.
The new charges by the North Carolina State Bar against Durham County District Attorney Mike Nifong were announced Wednesday and could lead to his removal from the state bar, according to a copy of the updated complaint.
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There are two kinds of citizens: those who would rather convict an innocent man at the risk of letting the guilty go; and those who would rather let the guilty go at the risk of convicting an innocent man. I count myself among the latter. I am appalled at all the men on death row later proven innocent by DNA tests. I figure one of them could easily be myself. As for the three Duke lacrosse players, their lives are ruined forever. A google search of their names will always spit out that they are rapists. An overzealous prosecutor is a scumbag.
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