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Judge allows civil rights suit against police to continue

Jury to decide if Drumgold's conviction just

Shawn Drumgold was convicted of murdering a child and served 15 years in prison before several witnesses recanted in 2003. Shawn Drumgold was convicted of murdering a child and served 15 years in prison before several witnesses recanted in 2003.
By Jonathan Saltzman
Globe Staff / April 11, 2008

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Shawn Drumgold's civil rights lawsuit against Boston police is still alive, but barely. The day after a federal jury all but cleared two retired city detectives who were sued for allegedly violating Drumgold's right to a fair trial in an infamous 1988 slaying of a child, US District Court Judge Nancy Gertner yesterday allowed the case to continue on the ... (Full article: 682 words)

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