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There is something funny going on here. Time after time, physicians win these
cases in the civil arena, where it should be much easier for plaintiffs to win
than is should be for the government to win in the criminal venue, where they
almost invariably prevail with the same evidence.
This is compelling evidence that it is not possible for physicians to get a fair
trial in the criminal courts. This might also be the most compelling evidence we
have that these criminal cases should not be perpetrated against physicians at
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