Prosecutors

Law in Popular Culture

Las Vegas DA to seek county OK for reality TV show about cold and closed cases

Criminal Justice

Man imprisoned 29 years is exonerated; DA cites fake murder confession by teen ‘fed false facts’

Constitutional Law

New DOJ policy bans waiver of potential ineffective-assistance claims against defense counsel

Criminal Justice

Woman gets 7 years for filing fake $100B liens against 4 judges, US attorney and others

Criminal Justice

Prosecutor’s ‘bizarre behavior’ is cited in overturned conviction

Constitutional Law

Judge dismisses murder case against 3 men over prosecutorial misconduct, says they can’t be retried

Appellate Practice

Judge complains about smelly appeals documents; can the culprit be sniffed out?

Criminal Justice

Bankruptcy lawyer surrenders law license to avoid federal prosecution

Executive Branch

Pennsylvania official named in pornographic email scandal refuses to resign

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