Might be a good strategic tactic for the prosecution, depending on the mood in the community.
Remember that Mr. Nifong opened that whole Duke Lacrosse can of worms because he thought it would help him in the election to get votes and he was right on that.
Bringing up the Duke Lacrosse case again might awaken the sympathy of the people on the jury.
Why does the state let a pig like this keep her children??
They don’t want the DukeLax bogeyman in the trial because there’s still a jillion dollars of lawsuits out there not settled.