Friday, June 3
(9:00 - 10:20am)
In recent years, studies by investigative reporters at the Chicago Tribune and the Center for Public Integrity suggest that prosecutorial misconduct is a pervasive problem in the criminal justice system. Is prosecutorial misconduct a pervasive problem? Or is prosecutorial misconduct a statistically insignificant event? This panel will discuss the extent of the problem, its ramifications and the effectiveness of existing legal remedies in the face of vigilant media attention.