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Schimel: Court should stay order for new legislative maps

Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel wants the U.S. Supreme Court to stay an order to redraw Wisconsin's legislative district boundaries. A group of voters filed a federal lawsuit in 2015 … Click to Continue »

Man charged in attempt to set patrons on fire at Hayward Denny’s

The man who allegedly tried to light patrons on fire as they ate breakfast at a Denny’s restaurant in Hayward last week has been charged by the Alameda district attorney’s office officials said. Rubio was arrested just before 10 a.m....Show More Summary

Las Vegas man's 2007 murder conviction overturned

A Las Vegas judge has overturned the 2007 murder conviction of a man sentenced to prison for life. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports (http://bit.ly/2qIZ5XW ) the Clark County District Attorney … Click to Continue »

DA: State police shot, killed person at Pennsylvania home

A prosecutor says state police shot and killed a person in an eastern Pennsylvania home. Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli said troopers were called to the Lower Mount Bethel … Click to Continue »

Suspect Indicted For Killing Transgender Man On Chelsea Sidewalk

The Manhattan District Attorney announced that a suspect had been indicted in the death of a transgender man who was found on a Manhattan sidewalk last month. [ more › ]

The entire healthcare industry is panicking that Trump is about to blow up Obamacare

Organizations representing most of the healthcare industry—along with attorneys general from 15 states and the District of Columbia—took desperate steps Friday in a last-ditch attempt to keep President Trump from blowing up the Affordable Care Act. Action being contemplated by Trump could lead...

Southern California D.A. Admits Jailhouse Snitches Are 'Probably' Liars

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

LOS ANGELES ? Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas, whose office faces three investigations over the use of jail informants, told a “60 Minutes” reporter that those informants probably shouldn’t be believed. Yet Rackauckas’...Show More Summary

Amber Alert issued for toddler with possibly suicidal father

An Amber Alert was issued Friday for a 1-year-old boy who police say may be in danger and traveling in a tan Corolla with his possibly suicidal father. Jerry Rodriguez, chief of investigations at the San Francisco district attorney’s office, said Makai Bangoura was last spotted with his father,...

News show “60 Minutes” to focus on Orange County snitch scandal

The famed news show “60 Minutes” is focusing on Orange County Sunday night, looking hard at the way jailhouse informants are used by the Orange County District Attorney’s Office and local sheriff deputies and police agencies. It’s a topic The Register knows well. For three years we’ve been reporting on how county prosecutors and deputies […]

The Left’s New Darling Is Philadelphia’s Next District Attorney

On Tuesday, Philadelphia Democrats picked criminal defense lawyer Larry Krasner as their nominee to run the city’s district attorney’s office. A progressive firebrand who has defended Black Lives Matter protesters and Occupy Wall Street...Show More Summary

Prosecutor won't charge officer in shooting after collision

A prosecutor says a North Carolina police officer acted lawfully when he shot and killed a man after a vehicle collision. District Attorney Andrew Murray's letter Friday says Josue Javier … Click to Continue »

PROSECUTORIAL DISCRETION FOR SALE: George Soros Still Quietly Buying District Attorneys’ Seats. …

PROSECUTORIAL DISCRETION FOR SALE: George Soros Still Quietly Buying District Attorneys’ Seats. The left-wing billionaire turned the Philadelphia district attorney’s race on its head by giving $1.45 million to fund a super PAC in support of his preferred candidate, Larry Krasner. Krasner, a progressive lawyer who has never worked as a prosecutor, sailed to an […]

What Larry Krasner’s Victory Says About Philadelphia

By electing Mr. Krasner as the Democratic nominee for District Attorney, Philadelphia showed it doesn’t just want change, but has changed. The post What Larry Krasner’s Victory Says About Philadelphia appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Anaheim district hires attorney to take charter school fight to California Supreme Court

In its quest to stop Palm Lane Elementary from converting into a charter school, the Anaheim Elementary School District’s board voted Wednesday night to spend $30,000 in a bid to appear before the California Supreme Court. Trustees voted unanimously during a special meeting to hire the Burbank-based law firm of Horvitz & Levy.  The district plans to appeal […]

Man sentenced to life in prison for Long Beach drug deal that ends in murder

A man was sentenced May 4 to life in prison without the possibility of parole for a 2013 killing during a drug transaction, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.  On March 24, a jury found Mark Cooper, 24, guilty of  nine felony counts, including first-degree murder, in the death of Jose Luis Vidal, 24. Show More Summary

Morning Digest: Criminal justice reformers score key victory in Philadelphia district attorney race

Leading Off ? Philadelphia, PA District Attorney : Criminal justice reformers scored a major victory on Tuesday when longtime civil rights attorney Larry Krasner won the Democratic primary for district attorney in Philadelphia, whose 1.5 million residents make it America's fifth-largest city. Show More Summary

Voters who sued won't appeal Arizona redistricting case loss

Voters who sued the commission that re-drew Arizona's congressional and legislative district maps won't appeal a ruling throwing out their case. Attorney Brett Johnson said Wednesday his clients have agreed … Click to Continue »

Republicans just won a special election for the Georgia state Senate. They shouldn't be pleased.

On Tuesday night, Republican Kay Kirkpatrick, a retired orthopedic surgeon, easily defeated Democratic attorney Christine Triebsch by a 57-43 margin in a special election for Georgia's 32nd State Senate District, which happens to be located almost entirely within Georgia's 6th Congressional District. Show More Summary

A progressive outsider wins big in Democratic primary for district attorney in Philadelphia

At a time when it feels as if all hope is lost and it seems like there is little chance of restoring sanity to the federal government anytime soon, it is especially important to remember that local elections matter. That’s why Tuesday’s...Show More Summary

DA's Office Facing Multiple Lawsuits Related To Its Use Of Fake Subpoenas To Intimidate Witnesses

4 days agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

The Louisiana district attorney whose office issued bogus subpoenas to trick witnesses into "volunteering" their testimony is now facing multiple lawsuits. DA Leon Cannizzaro's office was sued on May 12th by the Roderick and SolangeShow More Summary

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