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  • Disgraced prosecutor in Duke lacrosse case speaks

    The disbarred former Durham district attorney who prosecuted three Duke University lacrosse players falsely accused of rape breaks his silence about the case that exploded eight years ago.

  • FORUM: The Nifong case - how rare?

    Soon after prosecutor Michael Nifong was disbarred by the North Carolina Bar Association, the National District Attorneys Association issued its take on the case. "Nifong's case is rarer than human rabies," claimed Joshua Marquis, vice president of the group. "The defense bar is piling on and trying to claim this is typical behavior," he bitterly complained.

  • FORUM: The Nifong case - how rare?

    Soon after prosecutor Michael Nifong was disbarred by the North Carolina Bar Association, the National District Attorneys Association issued its take on the case. "Nifong's case is rarer than human rabies," claimed Joshua Marquis, vice president of the group. "The defense bar is piling on and trying to claim this is typical behavior," he bitterly complained.

  • Facing contempt, Nifong apologizes

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Former prosecutor Mike Nifong acknowledged yesterday there is "no credible evidence" that three Duke lacrosse players committed any of the crimes he accused them of more than a year ago.

  • Facing contempt, Nifong apologizes

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Former prosecutor Mike Nifong acknowledged yesterday there is "no credible evidence" that three Duke lacrosse players committed any of the crimes he accused them of more than a year ago.

  • Duke lacrosse case prosecutor apologizes

    DURHAM, N.C. — Disgraced former prosecutor Mike Nifong acknowledged today there is "no credible evidence" that three Duke lacrosse players committed any of the crimes he accused them of more than a year ago, offering for the first time a complete and unqualified apology.

  • Duke lacrosse case prosecutor apologizes

    DURHAM, N.C. — Disgraced former prosecutor Mike Nifong acknowledged today there is "no credible evidence" that three Duke lacrosse players committed any of the crimes he accused them of more than a year ago, offering for the first time a complete and unqualified apology.

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    Judge asked to hold Nifong in contempt

  • Unfinished business

    The disbarment of Durham District Attorney Michael Nifong should be just the first step in remedying the gross and cynical fraud of last year's "rape" case against Duke University lacrosse players.

  • 88 reasons to despise Duke more

    They are the Duke 88. Or Nifong 88.

  • Judge suspends Nifong; Duke settles

    DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A judge said last night that he would order Durham County District Attorney Mike Nifong to leave his duties immediately after he was disbarred for his misconduct in the Duke University rape case.

  • Duke prosecutor stripped of law license

    RALEIGH, N.C. — District Attorney Mike Nifong will be disbarred for his disastrous prosecution of three Duke University lacrosse players falsely accused of rape, a disciplinary committee decided yesterday. Even the veteran prosecutor said the punishment was appropriate.

  • Associated Press
Mike Nifong, the district attorney accused of botching the Duke University rape case, admitted to an ethics panel yesterday that the rush-to-judgment moves were "my mistakes."

    Durham D.A. tells panel he'll quit

    RALEIGH, N.C. — A tearful Mike Nifong said yesterday he will resign as district attorney after admitting he made improper statements about three Duke University lacrosse players who were last year charged with raping a stripper.

  • Duke defense lawyer gets his say

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The prosecutor in the Duke lacrosse rape case insisted all summer that he had provided all the evidence, then unloaded thousands of pages of raw DNA test data last October, a defense lawyer testified yesterday .

  • No full DNA report sought

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A lab director who tested DNA in the Duke lacrosse rape investigation testified yesterday that the district attorney never asked for a final report on his work but that he and Mike Nifong did not conspire to hide evidence from the defense.

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