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District Court Awards One-Time Criminal Defendant $1.7 Million for Malicious Prosecution

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On September 30, Judge Doherty of the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana handed down a decision in Vidrine v. United States awarding $1.7 million in damages for a malicious prosecution. The facts of what happened are simply appalling, and they deserve wider attention.

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Comment by David Jackson
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 Will it never end? Never!

  It's hard to tell who really got screwed on this one. I'd say the plantiff. Although, the tax payers took it tough, too. I wonder if ANYONE got kissed.