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By Isaac Orr
New carbon-dioxide rules would put America in the dark
Topic - David Diamond
A judge will consider Friday whether a police officer's moonlighting on a movie about his signature case warrants the dismissal of charges against a defendant who is still facing trial.
A judge refused to dismiss charges Friday against a group accused of burglarizing celebrities' homes based on an officer's paid work on a film about the case, but called the investigator's actions "stupid" and a gift for defense attorneys.
"There's not a shred of evidence against him and now we have the outrageous and egregious behavior of the officer assigned to supervise the case," Diamond said.
Diamond said between Goodkin and Prugo, the prosecution is left with two witnesses who have severe credibility problems and that will benefit Lopez if the case proceeds to trial.