You could also file this under, “Women do lie about abuse.” Maine Man Receives $375,000 After False Rape Accusation.
Prosecutorial misconduct is rarely corrected. Putting the Criminal in The Criminal Justice System.
[Prosecutor Mary] Kellett admitted in 2013 that she violated rules by making an improper argument and withholding exculpatory evidence. She was suspended for one month, but vacated that and allowed her to go through six hours of legal education instead. She’s one of the few prosecutors – and the first in the state of Maine – to be sanctioned for prosecutorial misconduct.
Vladek was finally exonerated in 2015, and he filed a federal lawsuit against those that handled his case, after he discovered more evidence was withheld
And although her office had to pay out the $375,000 she is still an attorney, and still a prosecutor. Her punishment for trying to destroy a man’s life? She had to take 6 hours of legal education. Less than one day.
The guy who settled was only one of dozen defendants. Go read the whole thing.
“The System” is not interested in Justice. It is interested in winning. It is interested in promoting political agendas.