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Addiction Doctor's Case Feature a Disgraced Attorney, Blind Political Ambition, Real Estate Charlatan, Serio-Comic Character, Bumbling Attorneys, Racial Discrimination, With a Hint of Gay Mafia; Book or Potential Coen Brothers Movie Envisioned
Apparently, Kishore and his very successful drug treatment clinics Preventive Medicine Associates were targeted by a competitor, a disgraced lawyer with a close connection to the Massachusetts Attorney General's office. Conveniently, this was at a time when the AG was very concerned about taking 'scalps', especially those that would boost her image in the public eye. Charges were trumped up against the doctor and his clinics and the AG had her perp, complete with the midnight manacled pajama walk.
The story, as it has played out so far, would make for a dark comedy in the spirit of a Coen Brothers movie if it weren't so serious in the damage done. Thousands of patients in Massachusetts were left without treatment options; the doctor's reputation was ruined, his family devastated, business bankrupted and his career destroyed.
But the Attorney General had her scalp... or so it appeared.
The complex story seems to be a well-timed juxtoposition of greed, arrogance, knowledge of the law and access to power. Mix those ingredients with the political aspirations of an Attorney General seeking higher office while boasting a track record of steam rolling defendents and you've already got the makings of a decent script.
Toss in a strong hint of a "gay mafia", a law firm working both sides; a naive defendent subjected to soft racial discrimination;
The story is getting attention online. Chalcedon.edu has been running a series on the story, and www.KishoresStory.info is a blog set up by supporters of Kishore.