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  • “Fairy Tales” and Drugs in Court

    Wisnieski1From Adam Wisnieski, for The Crime Report, and CBSnews.com, 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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