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He said, the Special Prosecutor should question Mr. Rawlings whether he has 15 percent share in the Ghana Rubber Estates. The political leader in an interview with Rainbow Radio said, the former president claims to hate corruption, he claims to be someone who is a strong advocate for probity and ...
A Greene County judge indicated the court will appoint a special prosecutor to look into a complaint calling for Presiding Commissioner Bob Cirtin to be ... Senior Judge J. Miles Sweeney told the News-Leader that while the appointment of special prosecutors is not unusual, the appointment of one to ...

Republican U.S. Rep. Charlie Dent has introduced a bill aimed at protecting special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired by President Donald Trump, who has been increasingly critical of Mueller and his Russia probe. The White House suggested recently that Trump has the power to fire Mueller, who ...
If there's anything The Good Wife taught us, it's that Michael J. Fox plays one helluva lawyer. He's doing it again for Designated Survivor, playing a Washington attorney named Ethan West who is appointed as a special prosecutor to investigate former President Cornelius Moss' alleged leak of classified ...
The Queens District Attorney's Office and the New York State Unified Court System are working on the logistics of how to possibly prosecute the daughter of the supervising judge of criminal courts in all of Queens. Reagan Stevens, 42, of Brooklyn, is the daughter of Supervising Judge Deborah Stevens ...
LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) -- Kentucky's Attorney General is appointing a special prosecutor to review the actions of a former Louisville Metro Police Department homicide detective. Former detective Mark Handy investigated two cases where men said they were wrongly convicted of murder. In both cases the ...

Should congress pass a bill to protect to Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller? 12 hrs ago; (0) · Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. You voted: Yes. No. I'm not sure. Vote View Results. Back ...
Facebook has talked to special prosecutor Robert Mueller, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday during a hearing on Capitol Hill. During questioning by Sen. Patrick Leahy, a Democrat from Vermont, Zuckerberg said that someone at his company has spoken with Mueller, though he himself hasn't.
LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – Facing federal fraud charges, Aubrey Trail, a person of interest in the death and disappearance of Sydney Loofe, has requested a change of plea hearing, court records show. Trail is charged with interstate transportation of stolen property after being accused of scamming a couple ...
The Attorney General, Gloria Akuffo, has indicated that some administrative arrangements are underway to equip the Office of the Special Prosecutor with the requisite resources. A Citi News report recently revealed that the office is incomplete, a month after the Special Prosecutor was officially sworn-in.
Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear has appointed Ronnie Goldy, Jr. to take over as prosecutor in the Jared Banta murder case, after Franklin County Commonwealth's Attorney Larry Cleveland recused himself less than two weeks ago. Goldy, 21st District commonwealth's attorney for Bath, Menifee, ...
Unsatisfied, senators from both parties refused to confirm Richardson absent assurances that such a “special prosecutor” would be truly independent. ... was Solicitor General Robert Bork, who wasn't asked any questions about special prosecutors during his confirmation hearings the previous January.
LANSING, Mich. (WXYZ) - The special prosecutor appointed to investigate Michigan State University's handling of the Larry Nassar saga provided an update during a press conference on Tuesday morning in Lansing. William Forsyth was joined by others from the Michigan Attorney General's Office and ...
It may be time for Facebook to hire an "internal special prosecutor" to get to the bottom of its data-mining scandal, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Wednesday. Cramer noted that Facebook's top executives, including CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg, have been notably silent for days after ...
Judge William Hooks has been openly skeptical about the methods used by special prosecutor Michael O'Rourke's office in opposing a new trial for Jackie Wilson, who alleges the now-retired Burge and detectives under his command tortured him into confessing to the 1982 killing of two Chicago police ...
Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley said Friday appointing a special prosecutor in the 2004 death of Michael E. Bell would be unwarranted. “This matter has been looked at six times by people with clear authority and expertise in this type of case,” Graveley said. “They reached the same ...
GALESBURG — A local judge has allowed Special Prosecutor Jeff DeJoode time to file an amended complaint in the ongoing civil litigation over the county's employee time clock. DeJoode now has 14 days to file an amended complaint, but it will not be known how the declaratory judgment filing is ...

WASHINGTON — Two top congressional Republicans are calling on Attorney General Jeff Sessions to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate alleged abuses in the use of a secret surveillance program targeting a Trump campaign aide, the latest in a string of GOP efforts to put federal investigators ...
The Washington County Commission on Thursday approved the appointment of a special prosecutor to handle a case from which county prosecutor Kevin Rings is recused. Commissioners approved the appointment of Marietta attorneys Paul Bertram III and Daniel Everson to manage prosecution of the ...
A Fulton County judge who oversaw two now-dismissed lawsuits against a lawyer for his work as a special prosecutor targeting illegal gambling on coin-operated machines, has declined to award the defendant attorney fees. The ruling by Fulton County Superior Court Judge Gail Tusan comes after the ...
Trump should fire Mueller, suspend Rosenstein & Ohr, then order FBI – not Special Prosecutor – to criminally investigate FISA wiretap! ... Remember this, there is not one word in the US Constitution about special prosecutors but there is quite a bit about the power of the president of the United States. I invite ...
Dennis Bradley, former Hillsboro mayor, will not face charges at the state Circuit Court level over his Feb. 5 arrest for allegedly harassing and assaulting a Jefferson County deputy, the special prosecutor on the case said. The Sheriff's Office had sought charges against Bradley for fourth-degree assault of a ...
After ignoring months of repeated inquiries by the Rappahannock News on the status of a Virginia State Police investigation launched in February 2017 surrounding Rappahannock County government procurement practices, Commonwealth's Attorney Art Goff acknowledged this week that a special ...
John Cornyn and Thom Tillis, sent a signed letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on Thursday, saying that another special prosecutor to work independently with the Inspector General was necessary to determine whether or not the two government agencies ...
St. Charles County Prosecuting Attorney Tim Lohmar, the special prosecutor assigned to the case, found that Trakas' contract legal work last year for the Jefferson City, Sikeston and Cape Girardeau school districts violated the Charter's prohibition against council members holding other public employment ...
Accra, Feb 20, GNA - Parliament, by consensus on Tuesday approved Mr Martin Amidu, President Nana Akufo Addo's nominee as Special Prosecutor, to head the soon to be created Office of Special Prosecutor to address public office corruption. The Majority Side of the House, the New Patriotic Party ...
PIERRE — South Dakota lawmakers on Wednesday are set to weigh a resolution calling for the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate a financial scheme at a Platte education cooperative. The Senate State Affairs Committee will consider Senate Concurrent Resolution 5, which delivers the ...
The special prosecutor will handle “the criminal investigation and/or prosecution” regarding Jeffrey Miraldi, Jenna Turner, Kajaun Anderson and two juveniles who face charges in connection with Snyder's murder, due to Miraldi being the son of Lorain County Judge John Miraldi. “I do not believe there was ...
The Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau (VACB) has come under fire from one of its Special Public Prosecutors for what he termed as attempts to write-off corruption cases involving former Finance Minister K.M. Mani. K.P. Satheesan, the Special Public Prosecutor, appointed for handling the bar bribery, ...
DECATUR — A special prosecutor will not file criminal charges against Macon County State's Attorney Jay Scott, but a grand jury found the work ... Scott in September 2016 by Macon County board member Greg Mattingley and attorney John Davis, who asked for the special prosecutor to investigate the ...
A special prosecutor has filed a rebuttal to former Niles Mayor Ralph Infante's argument that “almost all evidence” is gone that Infante could use to defend himself in his public-corruption criminal case. The case is set for a pretrial hearing at 1:30 p.m. today before Visiting Judge Patricia Cosgrove.
A special prosecutor is involved in the case related to threats uttered at Nanaimo city hall. The B.C. Prosecution Service released a statement Wednesday advising that Michael Klein was appointed special prosecutor on the file on Feb. 2. “The appointment of a special prosecutor is intended to avoid any ...
MICHIGAN -- Lt. Gov. Brian Calley has called for reforms to the way special prosecutors are determined under Michigan statute to ensure truly unbiased investigations occur free from the influence of politics. “Our state institutions need to make regaining the public's trust a top priority. The tragic abuse and ...
Christopher Cantwell's case will stay in Albemarle County, despite concerns about potential jury bias, after a judge declined Wednesday to move the trial to a different venue. Cantwell, 37, of Keene, New Hampshire, faces two charges of illegal use of a chemical agent after he was accused of using pepper ...
Judge Higgins also denied his attorney's request for a special prosecutor for the three-day trial, though Woodard explained that he may want to call Commonwealth's Attorney Robert Tracci as a witness, resulting in a mistrial and “a very, very, very upset judge.” Depending on the answers from witnesses ...
A battle between Howard County officials over public records related to a teen suicide now has one side calling the other unprofessional and asking a judge to issue sanctions. Representatives with the Glasgow School District asked on Tuesday for a judge to penalize Special Prosecutor April Wilson for her ...
TRAVERSE CITY — A special prosecutor will decide whether criminal charges should be levied against corrections officers after a man last year killed himself at Grand Traverse County's jail. Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette this month appointed Antrim County Prosecutor Jim Rossiter to take over ...
GRAND TRAVERSE COUNTY, Mich., (WPBN/WGTU) -- A northern Michigan inmate suicide case is getting a new set of eyes on the investigation. Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has appointed Antrim County Prosecutor Jim Rossiter as the special prosecutor in the investigation into Alan Halloway's death. Halloway ...
Newman told the Register & Bee last week he would review the case instead of assigning a special prosecutor — with no ties to the local police department — to look into it. Newman said the law allows him to review the case as long as he is not connected by blood or marriage to the officer, which he said ...
In other exchanges, in March and May of 2016, the pair reference an internal FBI discussion about a potential "special prosecutor" that was making top bureau officials "stressed." The texts came as public pressure was mounting from Republicans on Capitol Hill to appoint a special counsel or prosecutor in ...
Voters think a special prosecutor is needed to see if the nation's top cops have been playing politics. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 49% of Likely U.S. Voters believe a special prosecutor should be named to investigate whether senior FBI officials handled the ...
Members of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) continue to express how unperturbed they are with the appointment of Martin A.B.K Amidu as the Special Prosecutor. Sammy Gyamfi, a member of the communications team of the party has slammed the appointing authority stating that not ...
Antigraft crusader, Paul Collins Appiah Ofori has warned that the country risks losing the services of the Citizen Vigilante, Martin A.B.K Amidu as the Independent Special Prosecutor if there are attempts to manipulate his work in his new office by appointees of the current government. “If anybody interferes ...
“Corruption is not just a perception, corruption is real. I believe with the coming of the Special Prosecutor, it would be a warning to all that if we take the nation for granted, the law will catch up with us.” Reverend David Kwame said this on Sunday. In an interview with the Ghana News Agency (GNA) on the ...
Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx is rejecting calls from Black political and religious leaders who are pushing for her to appoint a special prosecutor to handle the case involving Chicago Police Officer Robert Rialmo, who fatally shot 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and 55-year old Bettie Jones two ...
After more than 170 amendments had been made to the bill, Parliament passed the Office of the Special Prosecutor Bill in November last year, which will allow for the establishment of an independent anti-corruption institution to deal with public officials who have been deemed or found liable to corrupt ...
MADISON, Wis. – The Democrat who chairs the state's Ethics Commission has publicly criticized portions of Republican Attorney General Brad Schimel's bombshell report on Wisconsin's infamous John Doe investigation. “All of the information that the Ethics Commission found should have been turned ...
Whoever President Nana Akufo-Addo appoints as Special Prosecutor to help his administration fight corruption, must be a fair-minded astute legal practitioner with conscience, former president John ... The president recently assented to the Special Prosecutor Act after parliament passed it into law.
Fox Host Begs Trump To “NEVER, NEVER, NEVER” Meet With Special Prosecutor ... analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano had some stern words for President Trump this week saying that the President should “NEVER, NEVER, NEVER” agree to an interview with the special prosecutors investigating him.
U.S. President Donald Trump said Wednesday that it seemed "unlikely" he would need to meet with special counsel Robert Mueller about Mueller's investigation into allegations that Trump's presidential campaign had ties with Russia. Trump made the comment during a news conference after a meeting ...


 

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