Presumed Guilty

Number 24725
Subject Courts
Source Cleveland Plain Dealer
State OH
Year 2010
Publication Date 11/21/2010; 11/22/2010; 11/23/2010; 11/24/2010
Summary Over a ten year span, judges in Cuyahoga County, Ohio threw out more than 350 cases mid-trial because prosecutors did not present enough basic evidence. The results of the investigative series shows how the broken system allowed hundreds of defendants to walk free.
Category Contest Entry
Pages 16
Keywords prosecutor; criminal defense; judges; prosecution; fair trial
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