2557 ABA Journal Prosecutors articles.
A district attorney in Paulding County, Georgia, has been charged with bribery for allegedly dropping charges against the client of a prosecutor in a neighboring county in the hopes of influencing the prosecutor’s decision in a pending case.
Feb 18, 2021 9:55 AM CST
A Wisconsin prosecutor has been charged with making secret sex videos that were found on an iPad seized from his home during an investigation of his relationship with a criminal defendant.
Feb 9, 2021 10:55 AM CST
A Pennsylvania district attorney has been charged with sexual assault and indecent assault in connection with alleged coerced sex acts with five women who were his clients when he was in private practice.
Feb 4, 2021 9:51 AM CST
Bail was denied Thursday for Massachusetts criminal defense lawyer Gary Zerola, who is accused of raping a woman while out on bail on a previous rape charge.
Jan 22, 2021 11:50 AM CST
The New Jersey Supreme Court has overturned the conviction of a bank robber because the prosecutor used a photo of actor Jack Nicholson’s “Here’s Johnny” moment in the 1980 movie The Shining
during closing arguments.
Jan 21, 2021 2:16 PM CST
Official with AG group resigns after ‘stop the steal’ robocall
Adam Piper, the executive director of the Republican Attorneys General Association, has resigned after the group’s fundraising arm urged supporters…
Jan 13, 2021 4:40 PM CST
2 federal inmates test positive for COVID-19 ahead of January executions
Cory Johnson and Dustin John Higgs, two federal prisoners who are scheduled to be executed on Jan. 14 and…
Dec 18, 2020 4:10 PM CST
A former Michigan state prosecutor will be charged with two counts of felony misconduct in office after allegedly engaging in an inappropriate relationship with a victim in a criminal sexual conduct case.
Dec 18, 2020 11:39 AM CST
The Arkansas Supreme Court overturned a man's murder conviction Thursday after finding that the prosecutor improperly campaigned in the courthouse during the trial.
Dec 18, 2020 10:27 AM CST
Kevin Curtin, senior appellate counsel in the Middlesex County District Attorney’s Office in Massachusetts and the District 2 representative to the ABA Board of Governors, died suddenly Thursday.
Dec 15, 2020 12:08 PM CST
Federal prisoner Brandon Bernard was executed in Indiana on Thursday after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to stay his execution. Bernard apologized for his role in the deaths of two youth ministers in Texas in 1999. He was 18 at the time of the crime.
Dec 11, 2020 9:41 AM CST
Former U.S. Attorney Alex Acosta showed "poor judgment" when he agreed to a plea deal for Jeffrey Epstein, but he did not engage in professional misconduct, according to the Justice Department's Office of Professional Responsibility.
Nov 13, 2020 11:45 AM CST
District attorney is accused of hiring his kids, conspiring to steal truck
Lee County, Alabama, District Attorney Brandon Hughes has been charged with illegally hiring his children and lying to…
Nov 10, 2020 4:39 PM CST
U.S. Attorney General William Barr told federal prosecutors Monday that they may investigate specific allegations of voter fraud before certification of election results, a reversal of long-standing policies intended to prevent knowledge of investigations from influencing voters or election officials.
Nov 10, 2020 9:54 AM CST
Reform prosecutors won election last week in several jurisdictions throughout the United States.
Nov 9, 2020 4:12 PM CST
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