Prosecutors

Criminal Justice

Convicted kidnapper faces new stalking case after alleged encounters near prosecutor’s home

Ethics

DC prosecutors must now follow stricter standards for disclosing information to the defense

Court Security

Man accused of jury threat, biting court officer in 2010 gets mistrial after lawyer punch

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer targeted in claimed murder plot says not enough was done to protect her family

Criminal Justice

Judge orders return of $167K seized from motorist, says federal prosecutors didn’t tell whole story

Trials & Litigation

Judge grants drug-ring chief a plea deal to free up courtroom for other trials

Evidence

State bar accuses DA and chief drug prosecutor of not doing enough to address drug-test issue

Prosecutors

About one-third of prosecutor’s new hires are defense lawyers

Sentencing/Post Conviction

Former judges and prosecutors back bill cutting mandatory minimums for drug offenses

Trials & Litigation

Judge jails woman who refused to testify; prosecutors, 2 other judges help win her release

Internet Law

Blogging prosecutor wins dismissal of federal civil-rights claim in 9th Circuit appeal

Trials & Litigation

Courtroom mic, left on during recess, picks up lawyer’s assertion that prosecutor is ‘in my pocket’

Criminal Justice

Asked to appeal capital sentence, BigLaw lawyer gets pro bono client freed from prison

Legal Ethics

Ex-prosecutor is disbarred for his role in capital murder conviction of innocent man

Court Security

Judge suffers bite wounds in court battle

Prosecutors

Private investigator pleads guilty to bribing DA staffers in exchange for favorable treatment

Criminal Justice

Prosecutor’s conjectural slurs lead to overturned murder conviction

Criminal Justice

Judge grants retrial in Chandra Levy murder case; defense claimed information was withheld

Criminal Justice

Two men who met at Ferguson protests admit plan to blow up police chief, top prosecutor

Features

Faith and fiscal responsibility cause many conservatives to change their view of the death penalty