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Cruelest Prosecutor In America DUMPED

An infamous Florida prosecutor has been ousted. Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks, breaks it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below. https://www.tytnetwork.com/join “Angela Corey, the Florida prosecutor who presided over some the Fourth Judicial Circuit Court’s most controversial cases of the past several years, lost her bid for reelection Tuesday night bringing her eight-year tenure to an end. Melissa Nelson emerged as the Republican primary winner, earning more than 64 percent of the vote compared to Corey’s 26 percent. A third challenger, Wes White, collected less than 10 percent. Corey’s loss was cheered by defense lawyers, academics and even former prosecutors ― many of whom had criticized her aggressive prosecution, particularly of juveniles. “Corey’s loss is an encouraging sign that the public will no longer tolerate overzealous and unprincipled criminal prosecutions, including women and children,” Mary Anne Franks, a law professor at the University of Miami, said in a statement Tuesday.“ Read more here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/a... Hosts: Cenk Uygur Cast: Cenk Uygur
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'Cruelest Prosecutor In America' Voted Out

Establishment candidates cruised to victory across Florida, but one upset came in the Republican primary race in Florida’s 4th circuit. The circuit encompasses Duval County and the city of Jacksonville. Running for her third term as a tough, law-and-order prosecutor, State Attorney Angela Corey has been called by the Nation this year “the cruelest prosecutor in America." She found herself suddenly out of step with voters’ changing attitudes about crime and punishment. Local outlets called the race in favor of her opponent, Melissa Nelson, a former assistant district attorney, shortly after the polls closed.
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