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  • Why did FBI release video of the Oregon occupier shooting so quickly?

    Yahoo! - 01/29/2016

    “There’s a long history of prosecutors [in Chicago and elsewhere] not supporting the release of any evidence because it would taint the jury pool and would eventually change witness statements,” Jack McDevitt, director of the Institute on Race and Justice at Northeastern University in Boston, told The Christian Science Monitor.

    “But I think police departments have led the way in now saying, ‘I’m going to release it, because it’s more important for the community relations part of our mission to get the truth out there than it is to worry about a prosecution that isn’t going to take place for six or 12 months,’ ” Mr. McDevitt added.

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