Prosecutorial misconduct

Cash for convictions

Cash for convictions

Apparently, District Attorney Carol Chambers is offering cash incentives to prosecutors in her office for getting convictions in their cases....

Colorado detective charged with perjury

Colorado detective charged with perjury

Tim Masters was sentenced to life in prison after being convicted for murder – after spending nine years in prison,...

Home invasion, armed robbery, and kidnapping

Home invasion, armed robbery, and kidnapping

From KCCN.tv, H/T the agitator: Sheriff’s deputies in San Luis Obispo County California respond to a call for conduct that...

Update – prosecutor, police, judge prosecuted in Detroit for conspiracy to commit perjury

Update – prosecutor, police, judge prosecuted in Detroit for conspiracy to commit perjury

According to a comment on last year’s post about the prosecutor, police, and judge who are being prosecuted in Detroit...

Ben Field suspended for four years

Ben Field suspended for four years

H/T Legal Profession Blog: California prosecutor Ben Field has been suspended from the practice of law for four years, for...

Duke lacrosse accuser charged with attempted murder

Duke lacrosse accuser charged with attempted murder

H/T Popehat: I’m sure everyone remembers the Duke lacrosse fiasco – exotic dancer accuses three Duke University students of rape,...

1983 action filed against first circuit solicitor

1983 action filed against first circuit solicitor

Baru A. Trump, who was charged with the murders of Cecil M. Bennett and Shirley Wiles at an Orangeburg barbershop...

California judge dismisses case after finding prosecutorial misconduct

California judge dismisses case after finding prosecutorial misconduct

A judge found that Deputy District Attorney Troy Benson lied under oath about a videotape that was not provided to...

Pottawattamie County case settled for $12 million

Pottawattamie County case settled for $12 million

The U.S. Supreme Court will not decide the question in Pottawattamie County v. McGhee, whether prosecutors can be liable for...

Preserving the right to a fair trial, at least for the wealthy

Preserving the right to a fair trial, at least for the wealthy

The Honorable Cormac J. Carney, a federal judge in California, dismissed charges William J. Ruehle and other defendants in the...