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Resource ID: #2685
Subject: Criminal Justice System
Source: News/Voice
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News/Voice (Highland Park, Ill.) runs editorial series on growing abuse of a provision in the 1970 Omnibus Crime Bill that allowed authorized testimony by immunized witnesses without corroboration; series finds this led zealous prosecutors to grant immunity to unscrupulous witnesses for testimony against government targets--in effect, buying testimony, May - September 1984.

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