Botched child-murder case gets tossed; mother jailed for 2 decades speaks out

Death Penalty

Prosecutor: I was ‘arrogant, judgmental, narcissistic’ in capital prosecution of now-exonerated man


Freed after 20 years, man gets $20M; another whose DNA doesn’t match linked murder is still jailed

Legal Ethics

Arson-deaths prosecutor is accused of not disclosing informant deal; defendant was executed in 2004

Constitutional Law

California judge boots Orange County DA’s office from murder case because of withheld evidence

Legislation & Lobbying

Utah to list white-collar criminals in first Internet registry for those convicted of fraud


After indicted lawmaker seeks dismissal, due to US attorney’s remarks, Bharara dials it down

Consumer Law

Don’t fall for ‘major ongoing phishing scam,’ Virginia AG warns; it’s not from his office

White-Collar Crime

Top lawmaker says US attorney created ‘media firestorm,’ asks federal judge to nix indictment

Government Law

DA beats $65 parking ticket but pays anyway

Lawyer Pay

Former prosecutor claims she was paid less than new hires due to gender bias


Police award helped teen offender reinvent himself as a future law student

Constitutional Law

Prosecutor drops felony gun charge over retired schoolteacher’s antique flintlock pistol

Constitutional Law

Did local defense attorney’s criticism spark governor’s unusual firing of top prosecutor?

Court Security

Following courthouse prank, Delaware courts are reviewing which security officers should be armed

Civil Rights

Feds won’t prosecute George Zimmerman in shooting of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin

Court Security

Discovery in inmate’s cell leads to police protection for city attorney, federal and local judges

Trials & Litigation

Prosecutor tackles murder suspect as he sprints out of bond court; sheriff’s deputies pile on

Constitutional Law

Retired teacher faces felony gun charge over antique pistol in vehicle glove box

Criminal Justice

Top state court declines to intervene in dispute between DA and police department