Geez, it’s like nothing will convince some of these guys that they are wrong and shouldn’t be prosecuting the innocent! Michael Mermel not only needs to go; but why should the law protect him rather than all the persons he may have zealously prosecuted to the max despite their not being guilty? Lake County should review all of the cases he has handled to see if evidence was properly handled and presented, and past defendants convicted by him should determine if they have grounds for appeal based on his stated views on DNA, which (per this article) seem to have been well-known for a long time.

Illinois Prosecutor Who Challenged DNA Evidence Will Resign

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