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Special Prosecutor to Investigate Misconduct of Former Prosecutors

by TChris

North Carolina District Attorney Michael Parker will ask a special prosecutor to decide whether two former prosecutors should be charged with obstruction of justice or subornation of perjury. As TalkLeft reported here and here, the North Carolina Bar concluded that the former prosecutors withheld evidence and encouraged a witness to commit perjury during the murder trial of Jonathan Hoffman. Parker was urged to hand the investigation to a neutral party given his relationship with the former prosecutors, one of whom is now a judge.

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  • Re: Special Prosecutor to Investigate Misconduct o (none / 0) (#1)
    by ras on Fri Jun 09, 2006 at 10:46:12 AM EST
    Isn't perjury suborned rather than subordinated? I would think that making perjury subordinate to the truth would be a good thing actually, whereas suborning it would not.

    Re: Special Prosecutor to Investigate Misconduct o (none / 0) (#2)
    by TChris on Fri Jun 09, 2006 at 02:10:54 PM EST
    That's what I get for cutting and pasting. Thanks for the catch.