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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' attorneys accused prosecutors of misconduct Thursday in an effort to dismiss the criminal case against the governor a day after a legislative report raised new allegations of sexual and physical abuse. The bombshell report from a bipartisan committee includes the ...

Backpage.com, the website federal prosecutors contend was intentionally, and illegally, designed to facilitate ads for prostitution, seemed designed to evade scrutiny. The website, whose .... Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., a former county prosecutor, said the report contained a "treasure trove" of evidence. outsourcing India
Prosecutors from special counsel Robert Mueller's office have obtained 35 sets of subpoenas to call witnesses for Paul Manafort's bank and tax fraud trial set to begin in a Virginia federal court in July, court records show. Prosecutor Greg Andres requested the subpoenas last week, but their issuance ...
(KANSAS CITY) -- An 80-year-old man has allegedly confessed -- by an accidental recording -- to shooting and killing a KANSAS City lawyer last fall, prosecutors announced Wednesday. Raytown, Missouri, resident David Jungerman has been charged with first-degree murder in the Oct. 25 death of ...
Prosecutor Clint Rucker and Judge Robert McBurney prevented Samuel from asking any questions probing the implication from earlier testimony that Tex McIver is having sex with masseuse Annie Anderson. Samuel told the judge, that throughout the trial, "It was a clear effort by the prosecution to ...

(AP) -- Federal prosecutors have rested their case in the fraud and conspiracy case against four former executives of Wilmington Trust Corporation. prosecutors presented their final witnesses and evidence Tuesday, four weeks after the trial began. Testimony resumes Tuesday with defense ...
Church leader Juarez de Souza Oliveira, right, linked to the U.S. based Word of Faith Fellowship, leaves the labor court after a hearing, in which prosecutors alleged that the church "reduced people to a condition analogous to slavery," in Franco da Rocha, in the greater Sao Paulo area, Brazil, ...
Judge in Carillo case won't give timetable on removal of prosecutors. by WGME. Sharon Carrillo, the mother accused of beating her 10-year-old daughter, Marissa Kennedy, to death, appeared in court late March (WGME). AA. No decision has been made in the case of Sharon Carillo, a mother accused of killing ...
Hatch says Color of Change will back 10 to 20 different prosecutor candidates across the country this year, including in Dallas. Most elected prosecutors run for re-election unopposed, and Hatch says one of the biggest challenges is convincing lawyers committed to social justice work that the ... Advocacy Groups
President Donald Trump's No. 2 appointee at the Justice Department, Rod Rosenstein, specifically authorized special counsel Robert Mueller to investigate former Trump campaign Chairman Paul Manafort and approved his indictment, prosecutors said in a court filing late Monday night. Some Trump allies ... Advocacy Groups
The rulings came a day after jury selection began in Cosby's retrial. By late Tuesday morning, three jurors had been selected. On Monday, prosecutors and defense attorneys questioned 120 people about what they knew about the case, their views on the #MeToo movement and celebrity sexual assaults, ... Advocacy Groups
HAMILTON, Ohio -- The Butler County Prosecutor's Office started a new procedure Monday to check on police officers' credibility. That change is the result of a WCPO I-Team investigation, which found Prosecuting Attorney Michael Gmoser didn't ask law enforcement agencies to refer cases of police ... Advocacy Groups
Seventy-one lawyers called on a federal judge Monday to reject an attempt by prosecutors to disqualify the attorney for former state senator Brian A. Joyce, contending the unusual move infringes on Joyce's right to a strong defense and sets a dangerous legal precedent. “Those of us who are committed to a ... Advocacy Groups
Since the beginning of March, at least nine prosecutors have decided to part ways with the office, several sources have told The Legal. The departures include the former chief of the northwest bureau, a homicide prosecutor who recently won a conviction against a man who shot a city police officer, and an ... Advocacy Groups
Calling the current situation in the prosecutors office “unworkable” because of a staff shorted by the resignation of Risa Hunt-Scully, Acting Prosecutor Robert ... Isabella County Circuit Court Judges Paul H. Chamberlain and Mark Duthie opted not to appoint an interim prosecutor to fill the position before the ... Advocacy Groups
Carrillo and her husband Julio Carrillo, 51, were charged with the beating death of Sharon's 10-year-old daughter Marissa Kennedy in Stockton Springs. On Tuesday, March 27, a superior court justice ordered state prosecutors to turn over or destroy any records obtained via a pair of “improper” subpoenas ... Advocacy Groups

(Reuters) - Prosecutors are expected to use final arguments in the trial of the widow of the Orlando nightclub gunman on Wednesday to contend that she knew beforehand of his plans, while her lawyers have portrayed her as a simple person forced into a confession. Noor Salman, 31, could face life in ... Advocacy Groups
... broke new ground Tuesday when it came to the defense of a Texas prosecutor who says he was fired for disobeying an illegal order to hide evidence from a defendant. Known more for fighting prosecutors, Innocence Project lawyers decided to support Eric Hillman because they believe he unfairly lost ... Advocacy Groups
Prosecutors: Man Threatened a Virginia Mayor, Congressman. Prosecutors say a Virginia man accused of threatening to shoot a U.S. congressman over marijuana policy had also threatened to kill a mayor over deteriorating road conditions. March 27, 2018, at 8:04 p.m.. Prosecutors: Man Threatened a Virginia Mayor, ... Advocacy Groups
Two Athens attorneys are vying to unseat Superior Court judges appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal. Prosecutor Allison Mauldin is challenging Eric Norris, who became a judge in spring 2016, and public defender Lisa Lott is challenging former Republican state Rep. Regina Quick, who was sworn in last ... Advocacy Groups
Unlike major metropolitan DAs who can devote themselves almost entirely to big-picture policy because they've got dozens of attorneys beneath them to try cases, Colom has a staff of only five lawyers and goes to court himself all the time. Which makes his relationship with a prosecutor's main witnesses, ... Advocacy Groups
The founder of the Chinese insurer that owns New York City's Waldorf Hotel went on trial Wednesday on charges of fraud and abusing his position for personal benefit. Wu Xiaohui, chairman of Anbang Insurance Group, was detained last year and regulators took control of privately owned Anbang in ... Advocacy Groups
A prosecutor in Minnesota says he's reviewing law enforcement reports about Prince's death and will make a decision on possible charges "in the near future." Carver County Attorney Mark Metz says in a statement that investigative data in the case remains active and isn't public information until a charging ... Advocacy Groups
Three militia members plotted for months to blow up an apartment complex housing Somali immigrants in western Kansas, saying that they wanted to "exterminate cockroaches," a federal prosecutor said Thursday at the start of their trial. Gavin Wright, Patrick Stein and Curtis Allen are charged with ... Advocacy Groups
MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Prosecutors say police officers in northwestern Indiana were justified in fatally shooting a South Dakota man who was armed with a knife and had chased an employee at a car dealership. The Lake County prosecutor's office announced the update Thursday about the Feb. Advocacy Groups
Prosecutor: Man Stabs Woman and Sets Car, Her Body on Fire. A Maryland prosecutor says a man stabbed a woman approximately 30 times, drove around with the body in a car and ultimately set the vehicle and her body on fire. March 23, 2018, at 7:58 a.m.. Prosecutor: Man Stabs Woman and Sets Car, Her Body on Fire. Advocacy Groups
The Paris prosecutor's office says the prosecutor who leads the country's counterterrorism office is heading to southern France to oversee the unfolding investigation of a hostage situation at a supermarket. The office of Paris prosecutor Francois Molins would not give details at this stage on the number of ... Advocacy Groups
"In just his first year serving as Atlantic County prosecutor, Damon Tyner has distinguished himself among the best prosecutors in the state," said Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo, D-Atlantic, who has known Tyner for more than a decade. "After years of inaction, Mr. Tyner also brought closure to the family and ... Advocacy Groups
The decision to forward the case to another prosecutor's office was made Tuesday. The Police Department forwarded the case to prosecutors March 2 for review of possible charges. After reviewing the pages-long investigation, Hawaii County Prosecutor Mitch Roth said conflicts were identified. Advocacy Groups
The prosecutor who got a conviction against a Pennington County commissioner accused of violating a county zoning ordinance will handle the case's new trial despite ... The state attorney general's office took over Ferebee's prosecution the first time around after the county prosecutors' office recused itself. Advocacy Groups
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions instructed federal prosecutors on Wednesday to seek the death penalty in ... “Death penalty cases are extremely difficult and cumbersome and complicated,” one former federal prosecutor told Reuters when Trump first announced the plan. Advocacy Groups
Prosecutors: Man Used Auto Dealership to Defraud Russians. A Pennsylvania man has admitted using his New Jersey auto dealerships to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from dozens of Russian citizens who paid in advance for luxury automobiles. March 21, 2018, at 8:29 a.m.. Prosecutors: Man Used Auto ... Advocacy Groups
Prosecutor: Stockman Ran a 'Massive Scam'. Defense emphasizes Stockman's humble living and says he just lost track of finances. Posted Mar 21, 2018 8:51 AM. Eric Garcia · @EricMGarcia · Ferguson's Primary Challenger Once Tried to Work for Him Student Suspended After Call to Amodei's Office Democratic ... Advocacy Groups
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) - A Romanian court has ordered a television station to pay damages to Romania's anti-corruption prosecutor for making defamatory remarks about her. The appeal's court in Ploiesti ordered Antena 3 and three commentators Tuesday to pay 300,000 lei ($79,000) in damages to ... Advocacy Groups
German prosecutors said Tuesday they searched BMW AG's (BMW.XE) premises as part of a preliminary investigation into whether the company installed software capable of manipulating emissions in some of its cars. BMW headquarters in Munich and company premises in Austria were searched and ... Advocacy Groups
For the second time in less than a month, a New Jersey appeals court has ruled that the Middlesex County Prosecutor's Office is on the hook for counsel fees in an Open Public Records Act case in connection with the fatal police shooting of a suicidal elderly man, Talbot Schroeder. The two-judge Appellate ... Advocacy Groups
Prosecutors urge court: Don't overturn convictions of breakaway Amish group leader connected to Ohio hair-cutting attacks. March 20 ... CLEVELAND (AP) — Federal prosecutors say the leader of a breakaway Amish group in Ohio convicted in hair- and beard-cutting attacks is pushing to get his convictions ... Advocacy Groups
MASON, OH (WCMH) — An Ohio father says his 3-month-old daughter was injured in an accident, but prosecutors aren't buying that story. WLWT reported the baby girl was taken to Cincinnati Children's Hospital in February with traumatic brain injuries and 28 rib fractures, all in various stages of healing. Advocacy Groups
According to prosecutors, John Balzano placed orders with the suppliers before the hardware store created new invoices, marked up by 15 to 20 percent, which he paid to make it appear the car wash was complying with the city's contract goal to spent nearly 17 percent of the total contract price with ... Advocacy Groups
A drug addict loaned her green SUV to Hills the night of the murder, the addict testified. That SUV crashed with the Chevrolet Impala carrying the victim, leaving green paint on the sedan, prosecutors said. There was a face mask with Richardson's DNA hidden between the SUV's seats after the murder, ... Advocacy Groups
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Federal prosecutors wrote Monday that the attorney who represented imprisoned Amish bishop Sam Mullet should stop being so hard on himself because his client is doing more than a decade in prison. In fact, he did a good job, the U.S. Attorney's Office said. "There were no errors, ... Advocacy Groups
(CNN) -- Prosecutors will seek to put Nikolas Cruz to death for carrying out last month's massacre at a Parkland, Florida high school, they announced in court filings Tuesday. A Broward County grand jury last week indicted the 19-year-old gunman on 17 counts of premeditated murder in the first degree and ... Advocacy Groups
Prosecutors opened Wednesday's federal terrorism trial of Noor Salman, the wife of Pulse nightclub shooter Omar Mateen, with a pointed allegation that will likely be the crux of the state's case: Salman knew what her husband had ... “Only two knew: Omar Mateen and the defendant,” the prosecutor said. Advocacy Groups
(WILX) -- An additional Assistant Prosecutor has been added to the Ingham Co. team. The Ingham County Board of Commissioners has approved the addition of this new position to handle the increased workload of sexual assault cases filed within the prosecutor's office. They hope that this person will also ... Advocacy Groups
Through their review, the Bonneville County Prosecutor's Office determined that “the use of deadly force was justified to apprehend Terrence Griggs” November 30. The Prosecutor's Office also determined “Law enforcement had probable cause to believe that Griggs' resistance posed a threat of death or ... Advocacy Groups
Federal prosecutors on Tuesday accused the Metropolitan Transportation Authority of violating the rights of the disabled when the agency spent tens of millions to renovate a subway station without installing elevators, even after being told repeatedly that making the station accessible was mandatory and ... Advocacy Groups
Prosecutors have begun seeking stiffer sentences for people who work as lookouts for drug smugglers in southern Arizona. The Arizona Daily Star reports that border patrol agents are now tracking the number and size of marijuana seizures made in the line of sight of these lookouts. Prosecutors often allow ... Advocacy Groups
Prosecutors say it's clear from the recording that Berak was upset about the ticket. "This is a message for ... It wasn't until Berak spotted Deputy Overall on the side of the road that he steered to hit him, said Oakland County Assistant Prosecutor David Hutson during Berak's preliminary examination Monday. Advocacy Groups
LOUIS • Prosecutors have obtained and turned over the grand jury testimony of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens' former lover, as well as one month of his phone records, the Post-Dispatch has learned. Documents listing evidence that has been turned over to defense lawyers were filed late Friday and Monday. Advocacy Groups


 

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