Shimon, the U.S. Justice system's problems are peculiar to its legal system. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • bronxite10
    • 21.03.13 | 01:14 (IST)

    U.S, law places high barriers around the individual when the government tries to intrude on their lives, and arrest and conviction of criminals is not an easy. So police lie and manipulate the evidence in order to get the people whom they deem are the bad guys - and they think they are performing a service to society in the process. This leaves the police to play the judge and jury, and when they get the wrong guy, as they did here, someome loses decades of their life. I don't see how that problem translates to any other country.

    from the article: New Yorker jailed in Rabbi Chaskel Werzberger's 1990 killing could be freed
    First published 17:33 20.03.13 | Last updated 17:33 20.03.13
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