Professor Gershman asks why Lance Armstrong has escaped criminal prosecution
Despite overwhelming evidence that he engaged in prosecutable crimes, no charges have been brought against cyclist Lance Armstrong. Bennett Gershman, Pace Law professor and regular columnist for “Huffington Post,” explores this case in his latest article.
“The obvious question is whether a prosecutor can simply stop an ongoing investigation without giving any reason?” writes Gershman. “Doesn’t the public have a right to know why a famous athlete who appears to have committed serious crimes and where there appears to be abundant evidence to prove his wrongdoing is being let off? Can an individual force a prosecutor to act? Can a court? Can a grand jury?”
The full article can be read here.