August 19, 2015

J. CHRISTIAN ADAMS: Coverup: Federal Appeals Court Blasts DOJ Misconduct in Police Prosecution. “A Federal appeals court has blasted misconduct by Justice Department lawyers in a civil rights prosecution against New Orleans police officers. The case arose in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the lower court’s grant of a new trial because Justice Department lawyers – including those responsible for protecting the civil rights of the defendant police officers – engaged in an anonymous blogging campaign to taint the defendants during the trial. The court noted that Justice Department lawyers stoked a “mob mentality” against police officers. The federal appeals court took note that one of the Civil Rights Division lawyers responsible appears to have gone unpunished.”

Accountability is for the little people, not for government lawyers with $157,000 compensation packages.

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