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Resource ID: #16006
Subject: Murders
Source: Philadelphia City Paper
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Date: Jan. 7, 14; Feb. 4, 18; Nov. 11; Dec. 23, 1999

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The Philadelphia City Paper "examined how attorneys for two men acquitted of one of Philadelphia's most infamous murders claimed their clients were victims of a cover-up conspiracy involving the cops, City Hall and the Mob. The conspiracy theory was part of their effort to win a $75 million civil suit filed against the city by the men... for false arrest. ... An intensive, three-month investigation into (cover-up) allegations revealed not only that they were false, but that the attorneys - and their investigators, as well as (a plaintiff) had presented false and misleading information to the police ... and to the families of other murder victims...."

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