Prosecutorial misconduct

Abuse of the subpoena power

Abuse of the subpoena power

A recent pre-trial hearing in the embezzlement trial of Beulah and Dayo White, a mother and daughter accused of taking...

Manufactured bite marks – Dr. Steven Hayne and Dr. Michael West

Manufactured bite marks – Dr. Steven Hayne and Dr. Michael West

Radley Balko at Reason.com has released the disturbing story of Dr. Hayne, who has been under fire for some time...

More prosecutor misconduct links

More prosecutor misconduct links

It is amazing how much trust the general public has in law enforcement and prosecutors, and yet a quick search...

Prosecutorial round-up

Prosecutorial round-up

A California state bar judge recommends disbarment for Santa Clara County District Attorney Ben Field: Suggesting the harshest disciplinary punishment...

Police perjury

Police perjury

A theme that tends to recur throughout the criminal law blogosphere is cops who lie on the stand. A recent...

When does a mistrial result in double jeopardy

When does a mistrial result in double jeopardy

In State v. Parker, the S.C. Court of Appeals affirmed a conviction over the defendant’s claim of double jeopardy, following...