Prosecutors

Civil Rights

Appeals court stops case mid-trial, in latest judge-prosecutor dispute over jury diversity

Elder Law

Feds announce ‘Operation Cocoon,’ hoping to curtail use of unwitting seniors as drug mules

Judiciary

Federal judge issues ‘order on ineptitude’ in prosecutor benchslap

Bar Associations

Former NC justice calls for outside review of state bar, says it’s divided into ‘two extreme camps’

Prosecutors

Spitting at prosecutors would be a felony under Wisconsin bill

Legal Ethics

Prosecutor’s feigned sleep during defense closing didn’t create prejudicial error, court says

Evidence

Judge OKs criminal case against Bill Cosby, rejects immunity argument

Criminal Justice

Utility is criminally charged in methane gas leak that displaced thousands from homes

Legal Ethics

Law license suspended for former St. Louis prosecutor who covered up assault of handcuffed suspect

Criminal Justice

Prosecutor’s ‘Hannibal Lecter’ comparison was unauthorized and inappropriate, DA says

Prosecutors

Former federal prosecutor settles with Justice Department for an estimated $1.8M

White-Collar Crime

Former top federal prosecutor takes plea after alleged $613K theft from convicted ex-client

Criminal Justice

Bill Cosby filing says former DA made binding agreement not to prosecute

Constitutional Law

Embattled AG Kathleen Kane seeks return of law license, points to suspended supreme court judge

Civil Rights

BigLaw firm to review Chicago in-house team after police shooting defense verdict is struck

Prosecutors

Chicago mayor orders ‘third-party review’ of federal civil rights litigators after verdict tossed

Prosecutors

Report faults Orange County DA in jailhouse informant scandal

Legal Ethics

One-month suspension is recommended for prosecutor’s ‘joke gone awry’

Setnencing / Post-Conviction

‘Fairbanks Four’ freed in teenager’s 1997 murder

Court Security

Millionaire lifer sought $50K contract hit on judge, offered $25K to kill prosecutor, charges allege