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Wisconsin's Shame: Rogue DA Breaks His Silence; Threatens Critics With Prosecution

If a prosecutor wants to assure the public he’s not out of control, perhaps he shouldn’t suggest that critics could be prosecuted. On Saturday, Wisconsin governor Scott Walker commented on Milwaukee District Attorney John Chisholm’s use...Show More Summary

Death of Eric Garner shouldn't change policing: DA

2 days agoNews : NY Daily News

Eric Garner’s death after a confrontation with cops was tragic — but that doesn’t mean the city should change the way it enforces “quality-of-life violations,” says Staten Island District Attorney and congressional candidate Daniel Donovan.

L.A. County D.A. to create unit to review wrongful-conviction claims

The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office is creating a unit dedicated to examining wrongful-conviction claims, joining a small but growing number of prosecutorial agencies around the country that are devoting resources to identify innocent prisoners.

Revelations of More Monkey Deaths at Harvard Prompt Call for Cruelty Charges

Today, PETA is calling on the Worcester County district attorney to file cruelty-to-animals charges against the experimenters responsible for the deaths of 12 monkeys at Harvard Medical School’s New... The post Revelations of More Monkey Deaths at Harvard Prompt Call for Cruelty Charges appeared first on PETA.

Democrats Defend Political Persecutions in Texas

Texas, as I argued in the March 23 edition of National Review, has a corruption problem—from its police to its universities. One of Texas’s acute corruption problems is the fact that the Travis County district attorney’s office, which...Show More Summary

Queens teen kills stepdad in fight over dishes: officials

5 days agoNews : NY Daily News

Nickel McLean told investigators he argued with his stepfather, David Hightower, 50, over scrubbing the dinner plates, according to the Queens District Attorney’s Office.

‘He’s soft on crime’: Cops blast Brooklyn DA’s indictment rates

5 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson must toughen up on crime, cops said Monday, responding to a Post analysis of felony arrests that showed a far lower rate of indictments than...

LAPD officer faces assault charge over violent arrest caught on security camera

5 days agoNews : The Raw Story

A Los Angeles police officer was charged on Monday with assault for his part in the videotaped arrest of a black man who contends he was kicked so hard he lost a tooth filling. The charge the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office brought against Officer Richard Garcia, 34, stems from an Oct....

Archbishop of Guam Comes Out Against District Attorney's Support of Gay Marriage

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Anthony Apuron, the Archbishop of Guam, has finally broken his silence and expressed his views on Attorney General Elizabeth Barrett-Anderson’s recent assertion that Guam’s public servants cannot reject marriage applications submitted by same-sex couples. Apuron laid out his official stance...

DA: iPhone Could End Up As ‘Device Of Choice’ For Terrorists

Now this is definitely a sound bite that will definitely turn heads – it seems that a Manhattan district attorney has gone under the spotlight, citing that the iPhone could end up as the ‘device of choice’ for terrorists, now how about...Show More Summary

Manhattan district attorney grabs attention saying iPhone will become 'device of choice' for terrorists

In a weekend conversation on radio station WNYM/970 AM, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. called the iPhone "the terrorists' communication device of choice," owing to the default disk encryption present in iOS 8.

All aboard the hyperbole train: Manhattan district attorney says iPhone security helps terrorists

We’ve heard some pretty outrageous ramblings from the government regarding Apple’s use of encryption in its mobile devices in the past—including a claim from the Department of Justice that some day it will result in the death of a child—but Manhattan district attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr. might have just dethroned the DOJ as king of hyperbole. […]

Ken Thompson’s indictment strategies go soft on hard crime

6 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson has indicted or obtained guilty pleas before indictment on the lowest percentage of felony complaints of any prosecutor citywide — a disturbing drop that could...

Police Cadet Quits Academy, Reports Cops After Witnessing Homeless Man Being Beaten By Officers

Notorious Albuquerque police department reaches an all new low District Attorney Kari Brandenburg has provided new details in the case of two Albuquerque police officers who are under investigation for brutality after allegedly beating a homeless man on March 20. Show More Summary

Buccaneers spoke to district attorney as part of Winston research

During Friday’s Outside the Lines on ESPN, Bob Ley said that William Meggs, the local district attorney in Tallahassee, claimed that he has not been contacted by the NFL or any team.  According to a Buccaneers source, however, that information isn’t accurate. Per the source, the Buccaneers have spoke to the district attorney’s office as…

Hancock Park couple accused in human trafficking case

A Hancock Park couple was indicted Friday on human trafficking charges. The Los Angeles County district attorney's office alleges the two imported women from Indonesia to work at their properties, according to a news release.

Possible Pot Brownies At DA's Office Spark Investigation

BAY MINETTE, Ala. (AP) — Two employees with a district attorney's office in Alabama have gotten sick from eating brownies that may have been laced with marijuana. One employee was hospitalized. ( reportsShow More Summary

Amid Dean Skelos Inquiry, Contracting by Nassau County Faces Review

last weekNews : NYTimes: News

The acting district attorney in Nassau County announced her own contracting review in response to revelations that a federal investigation into the leader of the New York Senate is focused in part on a county storm-water contract.

District attorney appeals controversial O.C. child molester sentence

The Orange County district attorney's office has appealed a judge's controversial decision to sentence a child molester to 10 years in prison rather than the minimum 25-years-to-life sentence set by law.

DA Appeals Light Sentence For Man Who Sodomized 3-Year-Old

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Orange County district attorney has appealed a judge's decision to give less than half the mandatory sentence to a man who sodomized a 3-year-old girl. Tony Rackauckas announced the appeal Thursday. The district attorney has said he believes the April 3 ruling by Superior Court Judge M. Show More Summary

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