How did the corruption of the legal system impact the McCarthy Era?

I am doing a comparative essay on McCarthyism and the Salem Witch Trials. How was the legal system corrupt during the McCarthy Era?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Hysteria and paranoia. That and too much power given to McCarthy's committee. It wasn't as much a legal system corruption thing as much as it was a loon with too much power.

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