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Cheating California Prosecutors Face Prison Under New Law

California prosecutors who knowingly withhold or falsify evidence can now be charged with a felony and go to prison under a law signed Friday by Gov. Jerry Brown (D). California Assemblywoman Patty Lopez (D) introduced the bill (AB 1909) which makes the withholding or falsifying of evidence by prosecutors a felony in the state. Falsifying or withholding evidence was previously a misdemeanor for the general public and a felony for law enforcement officers in the state.
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