On the contrary, actions of the Durham police also expose the taxpayer to considerable liability.
If it is still online somewhere, watch the video of Nifong’s disbarment hearing.
It’s altogether possible that Duke and its accomplices
may be too well-connected to be brought
The roster of Trustees is impressive (including then
Chair Robert K. Steel—of Goldman-Sachs, the US
Treasury, and Wachovia).
When ordinary people try to sue persons of such clout,
they may find the federal courts unresponsive.
Here’s one of the better pieces of the testimony in that hearing.