And a judge who basically stacked everything in his favor.
And he still couldn't get a conviction - that's how weak the case was.
Prosecutors are not plaintiff lawyers.
Ordinarily prosecutors are defending society against drug addicts and gangbangers. In this they have more in common with attorneys who defend you against greedy plaintiffs looking for an easy payday.
Plaintiff lawyers generally have more in common with the attorneys who try to keep drug addicts and gangbangers out of jail — and on your doorstep.