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Letting the DA skate

In Boston’s sharp-elbowed political world, when anything goes wrong assigning blame usually takes top priority.
Violence rises, prosecutions plummet, and nobody points a finger at Boston’s top law-enforcement officer
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  June 20, 2007

Worst homicide squad in America

Boston was riveted last week by a paralyzed little girl, Kai Leigh Harriott, who publicly forgave the man who fired the shot that put her in a wheelchair.
No justice for these child victims
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  April 20, 2006