Prosecutorial misconduct

Prosecutor Suspended for Withholding Evidence

Prosecutor Suspended for Withholding Evidence

California’s State Bar recommended three years of probation beginning with a one-year suspension as sanctions for Orange County prosecutor Sandra...

When Junk Science Meets Jailhouse Snitches

When Junk Science Meets Jailhouse Snitches

Cameron Todd Willingham was executed by the State of Texas in 2004 for the arson-murder of his three children. The...

But for Video . . .

But for Video . . .

The good old days when a police officer could execute a person, provide a reasonable explanation, and walk away with...

Lawsuit Filed Against Florence County Sheriff’s Office

Lawsuit Filed Against Florence County Sheriff’s Office

Florence County Sheriff’s Office arrested two pilots last year for flying a Lake City helicopter the day before it was...

Wrongful Convictions – Unlocking the Truth

Wrongful Convictions – Unlocking the Truth

“Unlocking the Truth” is a show on MTV that is investigating the cases of three people who may have been...

More on discovery violations in the 9th circuit

More on discovery violations in the 9th circuit

The Charleston Post and Courier is reporting that an assistant solicitor in the 9th circuit was found to have withheld...

Don’t rock the boat

Don’t rock the boat

I feel compelled to write about why I write about police misconduct, and prosecutorial misconduct.  Believe it or not, I...

The latest on the Beatty controversy/ prosecutorial misconduct in South Carolina

The latest on the Beatty controversy/ prosecutorial misconduct in South Carolina

Gideon, from A Public Defender, now has a column at the Connecticut Law Tribune titled “Your Bias is Showing,” where...

How far we’ve come

How far we’ve come

Reading an appellate opinion from 100ish years ago can really put things into perspective – we are fighting today to...

“The pendulum has been swinging in the wrong direction for too long . . .”

“The pendulum has been swinging in the wrong direction for too long . . .”

S.C. Lawyer’s Weekly reported a couple of weeks ago that, at the Solicitor’s Conference in September, Justice Beatty of the...