Prosecutorial misconduct

Lexington County Solicitor Donnie Myers stopped for DUI again

Lexington County Solicitor Donnie Myers stopped for DUI again

He was stopped for DUI, and the narrative in the article, taken from the video, reads like a typical incident...

One year suspension recommended for Florida prosecutor’s ex parte contacts with judge

One year suspension recommended for Florida prosecutor’s ex parte contacts with judge

Former Florida homicide prosecutor Howard Scheinberg was found guilty of professional misconduct and a referee for the Florida bar has...

Andrew Thomas and Lisa Aubuchon disbarred

Andrew Thomas and Lisa Aubuchon disbarred

Former Maricopa County, Arizona, Attorney Andrew Thomas and his deputy, Lisa Aubuchon, were disbarred today.  Another deputy, Rachel Alexander, was...

Cell phone tracking by police is now routine

Cell phone tracking by police is now routine

According to an article published yesterday in the NY Times citing thousands of documents obtained by the ACLU from 205...

Highway Patrol threatens jail time for traffic violations

Highway Patrol threatens jail time for traffic violations

Trooper D.P. Boulware of the S.C. Highway Patrol has been sending letters to people charged with minor traffic violations, threatening...

PCR – can the prosecutor withhold the audio/video of a drug transaction prior to trial

PCR – can the prosecutor withhold the audio/video of a drug transaction prior to trial

In Hyman v. State, decided March 14, 2012, the S.C. Supreme Court held that it is sufficient that the defendant’s...

When is the victim the prosecutor’s client?

When is the victim the prosecutor’s client?

The Indiana Supreme Court publicly reprimanded a prosecutor for allowing the victim in a case to dictate the terms of...

Power – the slippery slope

Power – the slippery slope

The Montrose County, Colorado, District Attorney Myrl Serra has been disbarred following his convictions for criminal extortion, unlawful sexual contact,...

12th Circuit Solicitor’s Office removed from double murder prosecution

12th Circuit Solicitor’s Office removed from double murder prosecution

A Circuit Court judge in Florence on Tuesday denied a motion to dismiss a double homicide based on prosecutorial misconduct,...

S.C. Supreme Court hears prosecutorial misconduct case

S.C. Supreme Court hears prosecutorial misconduct case

The S.C. Supreme heard oral arguments Wednesday in the appeal of Jerry Buck Inman, who pled guilty to murder and...