Number 12608
Subject Courts
Source Miami Herald
State
Year 1995
Publication Date
Summary The Miami Herald conducted a two-year examination of the criminal courts and found a badly flawed system. Thousands of criminal defendants with money get a free public defense in Dade County. They won expensive luxury cars, fancy houses, and private businesses. Every year, nearly 1,500 felony cases are dropped because police officers fail to meet with prosecutors. (Dec. 17, 18 & 19, 1995)
Category
Pages 28
Keywords Leen Getter Van Natta CAR Anatomy of a giveaway Contest entry Criminal justice
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