Judge: Refuse to use tainted lab evidence
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The Nassau County district attorney's office ought to stop prosecuting cases that rest significantly on evidence vetted through the county's discredited crime lab.
State Supreme Court Justice George Peck, in tossing out a drunken-driving conviction and ordering a new trial for Erin Marino of Hicksville, said as much in his decision Monday.
Peck noted that District Attorney Kathleen Rice...