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Resource ID: #15975
Subject: Criminal Justice System
Source: San Francisco Chronicle
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Date: Sept. 2, Oct. 10, 1999

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The San Francisco Chronicle reports that "San Francisco District Attorney Terence Hallinan ranks dead last among California's 58 county prosecutors, winning convictions in less than a third of the criminal cases lodged with his office last year ... The district attorney's conviction rate is even worse in cases alleging violent crimes, according to a computer analysis of records filed with the state Department of Justice..."

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