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Resource ID: #3566
Subject: Criminal Justice System
Source: WCCO-TV (Minneapolis)
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Date: 8/10/1986

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WCCO-TV (Minneapolis) series finds that many people accused of felonious assault are charged only with a misdemeanor and so receive light sentences; 80 percent of assault victims interviewed by reporters were not contacted by the prosecutors of their case; prosecutors were ignorant of the facts of the case as well as the feelings of the victim, Nov. 9-12, 1986.

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