But [Mark] Edwards speculated that a heavy turnover on Nifong's staff might indicate an undercurrent of lacrosse-related stress.The paper also reveals that the DA accused by the state bar of violating multiple ethics rules, three North Carolina laws, and the U.S. Constitution is still the lead prosecutor in a quadruple-murder case. Frightening.
At least six staffers have resigned in recent months, although all said they were leaving for personal reasons unrelated to the Duke case.
"They have been graceful in talking about it," said Edwards. "But I personally think it's a sign that the stress level is high. I've never before seen that kind of turnover in my 17 years here."
Sunday, April 22, 2007
Abandoning the Sinking Ship
From today's Herald-Sun: