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Prosecutor Misconduct

911 Tape Proves Inmate's Innocence, But DA Won't Release Him: Lawyer

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 11.19.2015 | Crime

A Louisiana man imprisoned for a carjacking he says he didn't commit has served nine years behind bars, even though the prosecution's file contained ...

Former St. Louis Prosecutor Admits To Covering Up Brutal Police Beating Of A Suspect

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.28.2015 | Politics

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New California Law Cracks Down On Cheating Prosecutors

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.08.2015 | Politics

California prosecutors who deliberately withhold evidence from defense attorneys may face harsher punishment under a new law passed after a...

Experts: No Hope For Justice In Orange County Prosecutor Scandal With Current Investigations

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.18.2015 | Politics

LOS ANGELES -- California's Orange County has an astoundingly large and complex problem with its prosecutors and police linked to a tainted jailhouse...

Higher Courts Let Prosecutors Get Away With Murder

The Daily Beast | Mara Leveritt | Posted 04.06.2015 | Black Voices

For anyone studying the bubbling issue of prosecutor misconduct, the LAT states—Louisiana, Arkansas, and Texas—form a good lab. March alone brewed...

Radley Balko

The Untouchables: America's Misbehaving Prosecutors, And The System That Protects Them | Radley Balko | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS -- Some questions seem particularly prone to set John Thompson off. Here's one he gets a lot: Have the prosecutors who sent him to death r...

John Rudolf

'Outrageous Misconduct' by Prosecutor Frees Man From Life in Prison | John Rudolf | Posted 03.16.2012 | Crime

A Virginia man sentenced to life in prison in 2001 savored his first night of freedom Wednesday after a federal judge overturned his murder conviction...

Prosecutorial Misconduct Documented in Northern California Innocence Project Report

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

In most cases, despite a finding of misconduct, convictions were permitted to stand, and rarely was the misconduct reported or disciplined, even though some prosecutors were repeat offenders.