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  • Prosecutors' Morbid Neckties Add to Criticism

    01/05/2003 8:59:07 AM PST · by Pharmboy · 71 replies · 412+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 01-05-03 | JEFFREY GETTLEMAN
    Picture credit:Jonathan Cohen for The New York Times Lawrence Jacobs, whose son will be retried on capital murder charges, said prosecutors made light of the death penalty with their neckwear, which featured images of the Grim Reaper and a noose NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 3 — When Lawrence Jacobs walked into the courtroom a few weeks ago, he couldn't believe his eyes. There was a noose swinging from the prosecutor's chest. Mr. Jacobs's son is being tried on capital murder charges. The noose was on a necktie. Then he saw it again. This time two prosecutors were wearing ghoulish ties, one...