Did the Durham report’s criticism of juries go too far?


Publish Date:
May 17, 2023
The Washington Post
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Stanford University law professor Robert Gordon said this inclusion from Durham was “not unethical, but it does strike me as unseemly whining.”

Gordon noted that the American Bar Association’s ethics code states that prosecutors should “refrain from making extrajudicial comments that have a substantial likelihood of heightening public condemnation of the accused.”

“The use of the report to allege that Sussman and Danchenko made false statements — the very statements for which they had been charged, and acquitted of the charges — seems to me clearly unethical,” Gordon said.

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