by Jim Brown
Remember the scene in the movie, The Fugitive, where Harrison Ford is about to jump off a cliff into a raging river? He turns to his pursuer, a federal agent played by Tommy Lee Jones, and says: “I’m innocent!” Jones shakes his head and says: “I don’t care.” In recent months, a series of investigative reports from across the Bayou State have concluded that numerous federal and state prosecutors are primarily interested in winning — getting the indictment, the guilty plea, the conviction. But when it comes to seeking justice, one could argue that many prosecutors just don’t seem to care.
Is there something special about New Orleans? Of course there is.
Remember the scene in the movie, The Fugitive, where Harrison Ford is about to jump off a cliff into a raging river?
For many in Louisiana, the announcement that Jim Letten has resigned from his post as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana after controversial Internet postings my members of his office.