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Attorney general Curtis Hill won’t face criminal charges over what Indiana’s inspector general says was “unacceptable behavior” with several women at a downtown Indianapolis bar.

Special prosecutor Dan Sigler affirmed that he believes the accounts of the four women who claim Hill touched them inappropriately at a gathering of legislators and staff after a legislative session March 15; however, Sigler said it would be difficult to prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt. 

WIBC hosts Hammer and Nigel spoke with former Marion County Prosecutor Carl Brizzi, who provided additional insight into the decision not to charge Hill criminally:

“Charging a crime and convicting a person beyond a reasonable doubt of a crime are two different things. Sigler chose to err on the side of being more conservative, and I think his report was thorough and his conclusion was the right conclusion.

…You can’t remove the politics from this situation, obviously. The accusations came about in a political way, the calls for resignation, the timing of it was orchestrated in a very overt political way …and specifically with Brian Bosma, he had called for Curtis Hill’s resignation, but now he is facing even more serious allegations than Hill; however, no one is calling for Bosma’s resignation. That’s the thing that really strikes me as odd is the hypocrisy.”

Click the link below to hear Hammer and Nigel’s full interview with Mr. Brizzi: