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No Right to Have Evidence Preserved or Wrongdoers Prosecuted

At 81: ". . . [T]here is no federal right to have criminal wrongdoers prosecuted. See Leeke v. Timmerman, 454 U.S. 83, 87 (1981)...."

The failure to preserve evidence of an alleged use of force did not violate the right of access to courts absent an allegation of intentional interference or the deprivation of a recovery that the plaintiff otherwise would have obtained. See: Marsh v. Kirschner, 31 F.Supp.2d 79 (D.Conn. 1998).

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