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    It's not "inside privileged information" when the...

    It's not "inside privileged information" when the DA has openly said that she will not enforce certain laws.

    Seriously, are you really this dense?
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    "We're not pressing charges because it was a...

    "We're not pressing charges because it was a clear case of self-defense, and no crime was committed."

    "We want to dismiss charges because even though a crime was clearly committed, we don't feel...
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    I agree that this situation is unusual, but, as...

    I agree that this situation is unusual, but, as you say, it's not unconstitutional.
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    A judge can't force a prosecutor to file charges,...

    A judge can't force a prosecutor to file charges, but he can refuse a request to dismiss charges that have already been filed.

    Again, these are completely different scenarios, and your attempt to...
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    You could be "privy to all those details" too if...

    You could be "privy to all those details" too if you simply followed the links you posted and read the original articles.
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    Completely different from this current scenario. ...

    Completely different from this current scenario. In that case, there was no evidence of a crime, and the person was never charged since it was determined to be a case of self-defense. In this case,...
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    The judge knows which way he's leaning on guilt...

    The judge knows which way he's leaning on guilt or innocence and whether or not the case has a reasonable chance of successful prosecution. All of that plays into whether or not he will accept a...
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    You really think that judges walk into a trial...

    You really think that judges walk into a trial wholly ignorant of the case? They typically have a pretty good handle on the matter before they even step foot in the courtroom.
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    For instance, the defendant actually broke the...

    For instance, the defendant actually broke the law and should face a reasonable punishment.

    Now let's suppose the DA used this same reasoning in an attempt not to prosecute the violent offenders, ...
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    The judge apparently had the same opinion when...

    The judge apparently had the same opinion when the DA attempted to downplay certain crimes. She described one woman who formed a human chain in order to interfere with police business and who...
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    But as Teal pointed out, the decision had already...

    But as Teal pointed out, the decision had already been made to prosecute.
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    Right. That was my understanding as well, so I'm...

    Right. That was my understanding as well, so I'm not entirely sure what Sam is going on about.
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    Obviously the state prosecutor will be compelled...

    Obviously the state prosecutor will be compelled to do their job.
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    Are you under the impression that judges must...

    Are you under the impression that judges must accept a motion to dismiss?
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    According to the story, "officers were pelted...

    According to the story, "officers were pelted with rocks, bottles of urine and other unidentified materials as the parade wound down, injuring at least four officers."

    I don't think...
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