MUG SHOTS: Politics

Mike Nifong

Mike Nifong mug shot

Mike Nifong, the disgraced and disbarred former North Carolina prosecutor, posed for this Durham County Sheriff's Office mug shot in September 2007 after surrendering to serve a 24-hour sentence stemming from his disastrous handling of the rape case against three Duke University lacrosse players. Nifong,was found guilty of lying to a judge about aspects of the Duke probe, which ended with all charges being dismissed against the accused athletes.