Adversarial Justice and Police Misconduct

Autopsy on Shoplifting Suspect Michael Brown
We all know from the TV series Law and Order that, “In the criminal justice system, the people are represented by two separate, yet equally important, groups: the police, who investigate crime; and the district attorneys, who prosecute the offenders.” Day in and day out, these two groups work shoulder-to-shoulder for a common cause.
But what happens when members of the police themselves are the alleged offenders? Two recent cases involve the notorious deaths of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and Eric Garner in Staten Island. Both cases involved the arrest of an unarmed man

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