Duke Rape Case Prosecutor Faces Ethics Charges
N.C. Bar Association Cites Remarks to Media About Character of Accused Athletes
Friday, December 29, 2006; Page A08
RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 28 -- The North Carolina Bar Association filed ethics charges Thursday against the prosecutor in the Duke University rape case, accusing him of saying misleading and inflammatory things to the media about the lacrosse players under suspicion.
The punishment for ethics violations can range from admonishment to disbarment.