Monthly Archives: January 2014

Illinois Appellate Court Finds Prosecutor’s Comparison of Juvenile Defendant to WWII-Era Nazis “deeply troubling”

An unnamed Cook County prosecutor has been sharply reprimanded for comparing a defendant’s lack-of-accountability defense to claims by Nazis during the Nuremberg trials. A 17-year-old boy was convicted of first-degree murder for driving a companion to a murder scene. The companion exited the car,

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