2681 ABA Journal Prosecutors articles.
The House of Delegates took aim at mass incarceration in two separate resolutions at the ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago on Monday.
Aug 8, 2022 7:35 PM CDT
Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Thursday he was suspending the elected state attorney in Hillsborough County, Florida, for “woke” positions on abortion and transgender medical care.
Aug 5, 2022 10:30 AM CDT
A Kentucky prosecutor who admitted to impregnating a criminal defendant and having an affair with a dismissed juror is now running for a circuit court judgeship.
Aug 3, 2022 11:11 AM CDT
A federal judge who made “demeaning” and “inappropriate” remarks in the presence of a female federal prosecutor has gotten another scolding after permanently banning her from his courtroom.
Jul 28, 2022 10:34 AM CDT
When Alvin Bragg Jr. ran for district attorney of New York County last year, he broadly promised to decline prosecuting some defendants arrested for low-level crimes, prioritize treatment for mental illness and drug abuse, and to end the use of cash bail.
Jul 21, 2022 3:50 PM CDT
Jury selection began Monday in the federal tax-fraud trial of Orleans Parish District Attorney Jason Williams in New Orleans.
Jul 19, 2022 12:49 PM CDT
Ex-White House counsel subpoenaed by Jan. 6 panel
Former White House counsel Pat Cipollone has been subpoenaed to testify before the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S.…
Jul 8, 2022 11:32 AM CDT
Two groups are asking the Virginia State Bar to consider filing ethics charges against the Loudoun County commonwealth attorney after a judge removed her entire office from a burglary case.
Jul 6, 2022 9:32 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Wednesday that Oklahoma has the authority to prosecute crimes by non-Indians against Native Americans on reservations. The decision limits the reach of a prior decision that barred the state from prosecuting tribal members on reservations.
Jun 29, 2022 11:08 AM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled that a local NAACP chapter and four Black plaintiffs have no standing to pursue a lawsuit alleging that a Mississippi prosecutor showed a pattern of racial bias during jury selection.
Jun 22, 2022 2:10 PM CDT
South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg has been convicted and removed from current and future office in an impeachment trial stemming from a fatal crash.
Jun 22, 2022 8:59 AM CDT
Scammers posing as prosecutors and court personnel are watching Zoom hearings and collecting money from families of criminal defendants who want to win release of their loved ones.
Jun 21, 2022 12:20 PM CDT
Lawyers surrounding former President Donald Trump, including former U.S. Attorney General William Barr, rejected his claims of a stolen election and told him so, according to witnesses testifying before the congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol riot.
Jun 14, 2022 10:35 AM CDT
Voters in San Francisco recalled progressive San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin on Tuesday.
Jun 8, 2022 9:27 AM CDT
A county attorney in Utah has said a “tragically mentally ill woman” made long-ago allegations that he and his wife cannibalized children and participated in a ritualistic child-abuse ring.
Jun 6, 2022 1:40 PM CDT
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