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better job of screening cases and deciding what charges to file. He said it also means his office doesn't file multiple charges against as many defendants. "MAINLY, CASES have been decided by defendants pleading pleading guilty," he said, "because the cases were so strong." He pointed to the two biggest eases he had — the theft charge against hotel owner Bennie Amato and murder charge against James Otis Brooks. In both, the cases were at the trial when the defendants decided to plead guilty. "A lot of defendants are conditioned by television," the prosecutor said. "They think they'll get off on some technicality

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  1. Galesburg Register-Mail,
  2. 21 Jul 1977, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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