When Federal Prosecutors Go Bad

Life can become a nightmare for those targeted by federal prosecutors in search of scalps. Ask General Michael Flynn.  After reading two excellent books on federal prosecutors who have been willing to cross the line into misbehavior, I am having nightmares, too. Licensed to Lie: Exposing Corruption in the Department of Justice (2014) is written by Sidney Powell, a defense attorney and former federal prosecutor. Three Felonies a Day: How the Feds target the innocent (2011 is by Harvey Silverglate, campus rights activist, attorney and prolific author.  Both tell you the dark side of the US Law enforcement system, at the DOJ and FBI, and among career prosecutors and investigators who become miscreants and hacks.  Powell and Silverglate write about the horror faced by regular, even prominent citizens whom the FBI and DOJ destroyed, or tried to destroy, using their  unlimited resources and the trust of the courts and the public.  From the very beginning of...(Read Full Article)