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  • “Fairy Tales” and Drugs in Court

    Wisnieski1From Adam Wisnieski, for The Crime Report, and, the story of law enforcement stings that one judge called “manifest injustice” and “outrageous government conduct”  – though defendants charged committing “fake crimes” rarely succeed when they make that claim. In part two, Wisnieski reports a growing chorus of judges are objecting when they see “fairy tale” cases brought before them.

    [Reporting sponsored by The Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation.]

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