I confess, the events in the Duke rape case are breaking too fast for me to keep pace.  In any case, the story has mainstreamed.  This one is too juicy on which to pass.

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The persecuting, prosecuting DA, Mike Nifong, has asked to be relieved of the case.

Steve Vendor, Outside the Beltway, provides the quip of the day by his reader, Chris Lawrence

Crystal Mangum

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Nifong’s case doesn’t really need a new prosecutor; at this point, it needs a more credible complainant. Unfortunately for Nifong, a letter to the state attorney general won’t fix that problem.

More, K.C. Johnson, Durham-in-Wonderland; Don Surber; Randy Barnett, Volokh Conspiracy.