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Activists rally to push for maximum sentence for NYPD cops acquitted of rape

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a group of activists gathered in across the street from the Foley Square Courthouse in New York City to demand the maximum sentencing for Kenneth Moreno and Franklin Mata, the former NYPD officers at the center of the well-publicized “rape cops” trial. Moreno and Mata were acquitted of rape, despite substantial evidence against them, including a taped confession; however, they were convicted of “official misconduct” and fired.

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Comment by Joe Tittiger
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A jury is not mentioned.  Could jury manipulation by the judge (as they usually do) not be the real problem? And prosecution of judges for jury manipulation be the real solution?