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Leid Stories—In Frenzied Pursuit of Alleged Sexual Attackers, Justice Seems to Mean Running Roughshod Over the Law—12.06.17

John Conyers, who represented Michigan’s 13th congressional district for 53 years, unceremoniously ended his political career yesterday. Conyers, 88, had been battling a staffer’s sexual-harassment allegations against him and buckled under pressure from party leader Nancy Pelosi and others to quit (he had planned to run for reelection next year). Additionally, new sexual-harassment claims from another staffer surfaced on Monday. Conyers became …