Prosecutors have enormous discretion and therefore power within the criminal legal system.
Prosecutor misconduct is real, and impacts cost the entire community in real and significant ways, but not the prosecutors themselves. Learn more about prosecutors' obligations by visiting our Frequently Asked Questions. When prosecutors withhold or destroy evidence it can result in wrongful convictions, unnecessary and lengthy jury trials, and even $2 million compensation for 28 years in prison served by an innocent man and paid by the State of Colorado. Stories like these need to be told.
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