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Ouch! Bachelor Star Juan Pablo Galavis Disses Andi Dorfman After Her Split From Josh Murray!

Apparently, there is still bad blood between Bachelor stars Juan Pablo Galavis and Andi Dorfman. As you may know, Dorfman was a contestant on Galavis' season of The Bachelor where the former assistant district attorney famously left the Venezuelan soccer player, using the phrase "It's not okay" to express her discontent. [ Related: Andi Dorfman Deals With [...]

Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange to Appeal Gay Marriage Ruling to Eleventh Circuit

2 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange has filed a notice of appeal to the Eleventh Circuit regarding last week's federal ruling that overturned the state's ban on same-sex marriage. Yesterday, we reported that U.S. District Judge Callie V. Granade placed a...

How to ensure impartial investigations of officers' deadly force?

How confident can we be that police departments do a fair and adequate job of investigating deadly encounters between their officers and the public? How confident can we be that district attorneys and grand juries act impartially when deciding whether to charge officers with crimes?

Dwight Howard -- Uncle Is the D.A. ... In Child Abuse Investigation

Fact: The child abuse investigation into NBA star Dwight Howard has just been kicked to the Atlanta PD. Fact: If charges are brought against Dwight, the matter would be prosecuted by the Fulton County District Attorney's Office. Fact: The…

Federal Judge Places 14-Day Stay on Ruling Striking Down Alabama Gay Marriage Ban

3 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

U.S. District Judge Callie V. Granade late on Sunday placed a 14-day stay on her Friday ruling striking down the state's gay marriage ban, just hours before it went into effect, WIAT reports: The court’s ruling states that Attorney General...

Morning Docket: 01.23.15

Preet Bharara, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, was recently referred to as the "most dangerous man in American politics." Why's that, you ask? It's because he's "a federal prosecutor who doesn’t give a fck." Damn straight. Show More Summary

Verdict expected in trial of skin-care guru accused of plot against rival

A verdict is expected to be read Thursday morning in the case of a skin-care guru to the stars who is accused of becoming so obsessed with a rival aesthetician that she solicited his killing, according to court and district attorney’s officials.

Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Why Staten Island Democrats are afraid to talk about Garner

Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan, the GOP's presumptive special election nominee Leading Off: • NY-11: While Republican Dan Donovan has sounded a few uncertain notes over his failure to obtain an indictment in the Eric Garner case, it sounds like Democrats are ready to drop the issue in the special election to replace disgraced ex-Rep. Show More Summary

District attorneys' positions on grand jury repairs

The positions were spelled out in a memo obtained by the Daily News that was sent last month to Gov. Cuomo.

THE MENTALIST Recap: Our Top 5 Favorite Moments From “Little Yellow House”

This week it’s Lisbon family drama. Here are your MENTALIST Top Five Moments! Lisbon’s brother, Material Witness, MIA! We start off this week with a bang. The U.S. Attorney for the Northern District has come in to tell Lisbon her brother, James, is a material witness in the beating death of Nathan Barnes, son of […]

Vance calls out biz for hiding cybercrime

One of Cyrus Vance's early moves upon becoming Manhattan district attorney in 2010 was to establish a cybercrime bureau, which he has since ramped up to include 15 full-time attorneys and 17... To view the full story, click the title link.

Brooklyn DA to probe NYPD cops planting guns

Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson will investigate disturbing allegations gun planting allegations against NYPD cops.

Businesses give cybercriminals a pass, DA says

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. said Tuesday that businesses are letting cybercriminals "operate with impunity" because a "huge number of cases aren't reported to police." "When you see... To view the full story, click the title link.

Albuquerque bars DA from latest shooting case after she files murder charges against cops

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

The day after a New Mexico prosecutor charged two police officers in the shooting death of a mentally ill homeless man last year, Albuquerque police refused to allow representatives from the District Attorney’s office to participate in the investigation of a new officer-involved shooting that...

CA: SLO County Officials Create Human Trafficking Task Force

Calling San Luis Obispo County a "natural corridor" for human trafficking activities between Los Angeles and San Francisco, the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday the formation of a Human Trafficking Task Force.

Morning Docket: 01.14.15

In May 2014, we told our readers about the sad state of financial affairs for assistant district attorneys in Massachusetts -- they make less money than courthouse janitors. Now is the state finally being encouraged to do something about it. Show More Summary

Over Easy: Two Albuquerque Police Officers Charged With Murder

On Monday, Kari E. Brandenburg, the district attorney for Bernalillo County, charged Albuquerque police officers Keith Sandy and Dominique Perez with murder in the shooting death of 38-year-old James Boyd, a homeless man with a history of mental illness. Show More Summary

Jeffery Basey Accused Of Hiring Hit Man To Kill His Wife While Behind Bars On Child Indecency Chares

HOUSTON, TX – Jeffery Basey, 68, was already in jail facing indecency with a child charges when police say he hired a hit man to kill a witness in his case – his own wife. According to the Harris County District Attorney’s Office, Basey hired the hit man not knowing he was actually an undercover police officer. Show More Summary

Queens District Attorney creates new office for immigrants

A veteran Queens prosecutor has been tapped to helm a new office dedicated to the borough’s more than 1 million foreign-born residents.

D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine takes sides in Obama immigration fight

Ordinarily, President Obama’s November decision to grant legal status to millions of illegal immigrants through executive order would have exactly zero bearing on D.C. politics. The District’s elected officials are almost uniformly Obama supporters and they have long supported policies making the city more hospitable to the undocumented. Show More Summary

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