Dick Devine, a member of Cozen O'Connor's Criminal Defense and Internal Investigations practice, discusses police involved shootings in the Chicago Sun-Times. Demands for a special prosecutor have become a rallying cry for many people upset with how state's attorney offices have handled police-involved shootings. The shooting death of Laquan McDonald is the most recent example. Naming a special prosecutor is superficially attractive response, but closer analysis reveals significant issues.
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