Prosecutors

Criminal Justice

Citing prosecutor’s affair with lab technician, DA drops murder charges in 1989 slaying

Criminal Justice

Maker of eavesdropping and surveillance app indicted

Prosecutors

Brooklyn DA launches hate crimes unit after spike in reports this year

Animal Law

Should the species of the victim influence punishment?

The Modern Law Library

How a series of attacks by a breakaway Amish sect became a landmark hate-crimes case (podcast)

Judiciary

Did any Pennsylvania judges receive ‘porngate’ emails? Chief justice wants to know

Evidence

Judge axed evidence when cops took Fifth in lawyer-client eavesdropping; will she dismiss 2nd case?

Constitutional Law

Mayor files civil rights suit against judge and DA’s office, says theft case was filed ‘to get even’

Criminal Justice

Lawyer accused of taping sex with underage girl gets probation; plea agreement bars press release

Criminal Justice

Court reporters accused of stealing $485K by billing for bogus pages

Legal History

Father-and-son district attorney duo are first in state, newspaper says

Criminal Justice

Detective’s new look at 2006 case leads to murder charge against former prosecutor

Sentencing/Post Conviction

New conviction-integrity unit in DC is said to be first created by a federal prosecutor

Careers

Prosecutor whose bikini photo was reportedly found in inmate’s cell resigns $83K-a-year job

Criminal Justice

Post-9/11 ‘Tour de Force’ bikes from Boston to DC to NYC to honor terrorism victims

Criminal Justice

Prosecutor resigns amid video voyeurism investigation

Privacy Law

Fired John Doe prosecutor can remain anonymous in suit against Justice Department, judge rules

Careers

Ex-prosecutor blames Ambien, job pressure for Web posts he resigned over; says few were work-related

Environmental Law

Citing climate change concerns, prosecutor drops criminal charges against coal protesters

Criminal Justice

DA says smartphones should block texting behind wheel, wants insurance discounts for such devices