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Perhaps no prosecutorial

Perhaps no prosecutorial action was taken because the courts were now too clogged with the appeals and retrials of everybody who had been convicted on evidence from that lab. B-b

The loss of liberty by the improperly convicted isn't the only cost of this. There's also the cost of all the added legal action and the costs to the community of releasing into it some real bad guys who were also convicted on bogus evidence - some of whom will take the opportunity to go back to their old ways or take revenge.

But - as the "fruit of the poisoned tree" doctrine recognizes - the costs from freed bad guys is MINISCULE compared to the costs of letting a law-enforcement system get away with "misconduct". It's our answer to "Who watches the watchmen?"

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"Obama’s Economists: ‘Stimulus’ Has Cost $278,000 per Job."

That means: For each job "created or saved" about five were destroyed.