Prosecutorial Misconduct

As part of a conference titled, “The American Prosecutor: Power, Discretion and Accountability,” the panelists talked about… read more

As part of a conference titled, “The American Prosecutor: Power, Discretion and Accountability,” the panelists talked about prosecutorial misconduct. In recent years, studies by investigative reporters at the Chicago Tribune and the Center for Public Integrity suggest that prosecutorial misconduct is a pervasive problem in the criminal justice system. Members of this panel discussed the extent of the misconduct along with specific case examples, its ramifications, and the effectiveness of existing legal remedies. After their discussion they responded to audience members' questions.

Professor Cynthia Jones served as moderator. close

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  • Davis, Angela J. Professor American University->Washington College of Law
  • Ferry, Kelli H. Assistant U.S. Attorney Department of Justice->Eastern District of Virginia
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Program ID:
201816-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 10, 2007
Last Aired:
Nov 21, 2007

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  • Nov 10, 2007 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 11, 2007 | 5:26am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 12, 2007 | 10:57pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 21, 2007 | 4:26pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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