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But the plea bargain document is just 30 double-spaced pages, identifies nobody by name, and, as prosecutorial documents often do, plays its cards close to the vest.
A few hours later, an e-mail from the lawyer confirmed it: The request for prosecutorial discretion and a stay of removal had been denied.
In 1999 a state appeals court that cited prosecutorial misconduct, overturned the controversial murder convictions of four men accused of the slaying.
This comes more than two years after Gov. Cuomo signed a July 2015 executive order giving new prosecutorial authority to Mr. Schneiderman in the wake of protests sparked by the 2014 police killing of Eric Garner on Staten Island.
This type of prosecutorial error is almost never punished.
But, as loud and garish as this announcement was, the whole matter simply reeks of prosecutorial overreach and show-pony justice.
Kobach, who’s been sued several times by the ACLU, persuaded the Kansas Legislature to designate him the only chief state elections officer with prosecutorial power on election fraud.
Even our thumbnail description of prosecutorial power is enough to indicate that resulting prejudice can at least as easily flow from an act of omission as from one of commission, from discretion withheld as from discretion exercised.
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