Discussion

D.A. Nifong asks to be removed from case

Updated: January 13, 2007, 12:51 PM ET
Associated Press

RALEIGH, N.C. -- As he aggressively pursued sexual assault charges against three Duke lacrosse players for nearly 10 months, Mike Nifong never wavered publicly in his commitment to take the oft-sensationalized case to trial.

But facing ethics charges that could lead to his disbarment, the Durham County district attorney quietly asked to be removed from the case Friday -- faxing a letter to the state attorney general asking for a special prosecutor to take over the case that is sure to ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

MORE COLLEGE SPORTS HEADLINES