"I think we all need to make sure that we give Mr. Nifong the thing he didn't want to give our clients, which is a fair hearing before the state bar," Cooney said. "One thing we're all in agreement on is that an independent agency with criminal jurisdiction needs to do an investigation into this case. We need to determine whether there was in fact criminal wrongdoing on the part of law enforcement, and on the part of Mr. Nifong."
Wednesday, April 18, 2007
In an appearance on Good Morning America, defense attorney Jim Cooney called for an independant criminal investigation into the actions of the Durham Police Department and rogue prosecutor Mike Nifong.