Moriarty faces criticism for dismissing rape case during first week in office 

Hennepin County Attorney Mary Moriarty is facing criticism after she dropped a rape charge involving a 14-year-old victim during her first week in office. Moriarty was sworn in Jan. 3, replacing longtime county attorney Mike Freeman. She ran on a progressive platform of “restorative justice programs” and “alternatives to incarceration.” Her campaign was opposed by … Continue reading Moriarty faces criticism for dismissing rape case during first week in office