When cops lie under oath, prosecutors must take some blame

“As a public defender, I have seen innocent people’s lives devastated by charges resulting from lies by police…But police do not go straight from the street to the witness stand.”

In this USA Today op-ed, Supervising Criminal Defense attorney Michael Bloch calls for prosecutors, the gatekeepers who usher police through the criminal justice system, to be held accountable for the lies told by police officers and the harms they ultimately cause.

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