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    "Retired Federal Judge Joins Criticism Over Handling Of Swartz Case"
    By David Boeri January 16, 2013
    (WBUR Boston University Public Radio Station)
    http://www.wbur.org/...
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    ..For 17 years, Nancy Gertner sat as a federal judge here in Boston. She says she was troubled by much of what she learned and saw from the bench before leaving in 2011. And she says Ortiz should not have prosecuted Swartz.
    “Just because you can charge someone with a crime, just because a technical crime has been committed, doesn’t mean you should,” Gertner said.

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