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Do criminals ever get off because the police or investigators screwed up some paperwork?
- 1 month ago
Not in my case.... Usually not
- HopefulLv 61 month ago
- blankLv 71 month ago
It has happened from time to time.
- durango joeLv 71 month ago
Unfortunately they do but it is even more common for a prosecutor to give them a plea deal when they should go to trial.
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- BruceLv 71 month ago
Yes, that happens. The classic example is when Ernesto Miranda wasn't read his rights and they dismissed the case and he had to go to trial again.
I find EdWinter's comment interesting but not believable. Jury duty is not that common so sitting on several juries would be very unlikely, especially since once the prosecutor saw he was involved in a "not guilty" verdict he would never make it past voir dire.
- ?Lv 71 month ago
Yes, son, they do. Punks not caught red-handed who can afford a half-way decent lawyer have an excellent chance of walking. I've sat on enough juries to assure you of this fact.
- Master ShakeLv 41 month ago
uhh yea all the time, do you even know who OJ simpson is?