What percentage of people who are wrongfully accused are of the lower class?

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    4 years ago
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    90% would prob be quite verifiable :

    http://tinyurl.com/lbb6e8f . WashPost 3/2015

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    “80 to 90% of low-income Americans with civil legal problems never receive help from a lawyer.”

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    “Columbia law professor Risa Kaufman called this a ‘human rights crisis.’ “

    “This means that domestic violence victims might file for a restraining order alone.

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    “Couples who want to divorce might do it without counsel.

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    “In some states, parents who have lost custody of their children might fight that decision without any guidance.”

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    1000s of ppL have wrongfully lost their homes, or have been denied medical coverage bc they couldn’t afford legal challenges.

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    Big mortgage co’s used fraudulent legal documents in 1000s of cases to wrongfully foreclose and sell borrowers’ homes.

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    http://tinyurl.com/oc9dzvj . CBSPhila. June 2015

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    Philly judge reverses drug convictions en mass that are tied to a once-elite squad of Philly narcotics officers.

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    235 of their cases have been reversed so far,

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    1,700 additional petitions for reversal have been filed.

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    Next mass reversal hearing set for 4/ 2016.

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    All six officers had substantial questions raised abt their truthfulness & honesty.

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    The Defender Association's Bradley Bridge said he & the prosecutor agreed

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    "the evidence raises doubts abt the legitimacy of the convictions.“

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    . http://www.philly.com/philly/news/20160206_51_more... feb 2016

    51_more_tainted_Philly_drug_cases_tossed.

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    “With Friday's cases, the total of overturned cases reached 699.

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    “The next mass dismissal of cases is scheduled for April”

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    http://tinyurl.com/n9zg8yu . philaCbsLocal june 2015

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    “The Phila. DA’s office has been seizing and sealing houses of relatives [of accused drug dealers] without any notice to the property owners.

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    “This on the theory that the house was somehow used to facilitate drug transactions,”

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    said civil rights lawyer R. Rudovsky about the partial settlement of the fed lawsuit vs the city.

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    “Those houses were being seized without any notice to the parents [of the accused drug dealers], to the owners of the house, and they would then have to go to court to try to prove their innocence.”

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    [vehicles were seized in the same way.]

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    He said the city agreed to major modifications of its civil forfeiture practices in these cases.

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    http://tinyurl.com/k38qgol LATimes. Feb, 2015.

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    Federal judges accuse the California bar of turning a blind eye to

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    an “epidemic of prosecutorial misconduct.”

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    In one case, the judges called for the disbarment of state prosecutor for his perjured testimony in a criminal case.

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    1000s of likely innocent ppL imprisoned in CA.

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