2361 ABA Journal Prosecutors articles.
After St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner announced her agency would no longer accept criminal cases from 28 city police officers due to “credibility issues,” their union on Tuesday sought…
Sep 6, 2018 6:00 AM CDT
Data shows a large increase in the percentage of federal weapons prosecutions as the fiscal year winds down.
Figures were compiled by TRAC Reports, a data-collection group at Syracuse University,…
Sep 5, 2018 2:50 PM CDT
A jury has found former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort guilty of eight counts of bank and tax fraud, the Washington Post
Aug 21, 2018 5:03 PM CDT
The telecommunications company that provides phone services to the Orange County, California, jail system recorded more than 1,000 privileged calls between inmates and their lawyers starting in 2015.
Aug 21, 2018 2:07 PM CDT
In 2013, ProPublica published a series of reports
finding that New York prosecutors are almost never punished for misconduct that can land innocent people in prison or let the guilty go free.
That could change in the coming days.
Aug 17, 2018 2:40 PM CDT
The Justice Department has picked a fight with an obscure ethics agency in Tennessee about how much evidence—called “discovery”—federal prosecutors should have to hand over to defense attorneys there.
Aug 16, 2018 2:00 PM CDT
Missouri voters have ousted a longtime St. Louis County prosecutor criticized for his handling of the grand jury inquiry into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown.
Reformer Wesley Bell…
Aug 8, 2018 8:00 AM CDT
A prosecutor for special counsel Robert Mueller on Monday showed his frustration with the Virginia federal judge overseeing the trial of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman.
Aug 7, 2018 8:01 AM CDT
Salaries for public service lawyers continue to slowly increase, but their pay is still below that of lawyers in private practice, according to a salary survey by the National Association for Law Placement.
Jul 10, 2018 2:25 PM CDT
The lead gang prosecutor in San Bernardino County, California, has been placed on administrative leave after using the C-word to describe U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters on social media.
Jul 10, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has reinstated an indictment and directed the case be assigned to a new federal judge following the initial judge's alleged remarks about the female prosecutor in the case.
Jul 9, 2018 12:23 PM CDT
I’m fascinated with the fascination over the true-crime genre. It allows audiences to see the unfairness of a system which, too often, keeps its secrets in the shadows.
Jul 9, 2018 7:05 AM CDT
The Indiana Supreme Court has reinstated a voluntary manslaughter charge against a man whose attorney-client conversation was recorded during a break in police questioning, then transcribed and distributed to prosecutors.
Jul 3, 2018 7:05 AM CDT
The Democratic Attorneys General Association has launched an initiative to elect more women to an underestimated position: state attorney general. DAGA’s 1881 Initiative is named for the first year two women ran for—and lost—state AG seats. The goal is to ensure that by 2022 at least half the Democratic attorneys general will be women.
Jul 1, 2018 2:10 AM CDT
Of the 29 wrongful conviction rulings involving false confessions in the United States in 2017, 13 were in Cook County. Of the more than 260 false confession cases since 1989, about 25 percent have come from Cook County.
Jul 1, 2018 12:15 AM CDT
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