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Feds: OC Prosecutors, Sheriff Violated Inmate Rights With Jailhouse Informants

Over the course of a decade, the Orange County District Attorney’s Office and Sheriff’s Department “systematically” violated the rights of criminal defendants through the use of jailhouse informants to elicit incriminating statements from inmates awaiting trial, the U.S. Department of Justice concluded Thursday. Federal prosecutors said the use of jailhouse snitches violated inmates’ Sixth and […]