For the top prosecutor to lambast Nifong in the news conference like he has, he clearly saw gross negligence. Nifong is no snot nosed little runt running this show, but a highly experienced prosecutor. let's face it, Nifong got caught with his hand in the election jar.
North Carolina?s top prosecutor dropped all charges Wednesday against the three former Duke lacrosse players accused of sexually assaulting a stripper at a party, saying the athletes were innocent victims of a ?tragic rush to accuse? by an overreaching district attorney.
?There were many points in the case where caution would have served justice better than bravado,? North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper said in a damning assessment of Durham County District Attorney Mike Nifong?s handling of the sensational, racially charged case. ?In the rush to condemn, a community and a state lost the ability to see clearly.?