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By all means, go after the police's handling of the case. By all means, question the public prosecutors' motives and character. But if you have nothing good to say about a defendant or a witness, then hold your peace. Because there is no reason to believe that the courts of public opinion are better equipped to judge the character of a witness than to judge the guilt of a suspect - and the courts of public opinion have an atrocious track record on the latter point.
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