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Santa Clara DA Boycotts Judge Who Ruled Against Her

• The Agitator
California Superior Court Judge Andrea Bryan ordered the release of convicted child molester Augustin Uribe due to “numerous acts of misconduct” by the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office. Uribe’s conviction was overturned in 2008 after a videotape taken during a physical examination of the alleged victim called into doubt whether she had actually been assaulted. The video was never handed over to defense attorneys. The alleged victim has since recanted her accusation. Shortly after Judge Bryan’s decision, Santa Clara County DA Dolores Carr put out a press release announcing her office would be boycotting Judge Bryan’s courtroom