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Conviction Tossed Out in ’89 Killing in Brooklyn

• New York Times
A federal judge tossed out the conviction of a Brooklyn man who has spent 23 years in prison for the murder of a local drug dealer, ruling that the trial prosecutor was “overzealous and deceitful,” the man’s lawyers were “indolent and ill prepared,” and the decisions of the original trial judge were “incomprehensible.”