Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams has admitted dropping cases against 19,000 city criminals was a mistake. This from the Department of Things we Already Knew.
Williams admitted in an editorial he wrote for the Inquirer today that his effort to clear the books by tossing 21,000 criminal cases resulted in “some genuinely serious charges” slipping through the cracks.
The DA is asking victims of these crimes to come forward if they believe the cases should be reinstated. So, pretty much, 21,000 people will be coming forward, right?
Feed the Feed: Had things gone as planned, would Williams’ strategy to clear the books have been the right move?