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EPA Pollution Criminal Cases Hit 30-Year Low
By Ellen Knickmeyer, AP
The 166 cases referred for prosecution in the last fiscal year is the lowest number since 1988.
Lehigh University Student Charged With Attempting To Murder Roommate With Poison
Yukai Yang, a 22-year-old chemistry major, poisoned his roommate, Juwan Royal, with thallium, prosecutors said.
Judge Rejects Harvey Weinstein's Bid To Toss Sexual Assault Case
By Michael R. Sisak, AP
“Today, here in New York, we saw the first steps towards justice,” Time’s Up President Lisa Borders said after the judge’s ruling.
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Michael Cohen Acted 'At The Direction' Of Donald Trump, Federal Prosecutors Say
By Hunter Walker and Luppe B. Luppen, Yahoo News
Federal prosecutors described their recommendations for how the president's former lawyer should be sentenced for his involvement in the Trump Russia scandal.
Sam Bee Explains Why Trump Is Best Reason To Take Financial Crimes More Seriously
"If prosecutors went after rich people the way they go after everyone else, this hateful vortex of hot tub gonorrhea never would have made it near the White House," said the "Full Frontal" host.
Mueller Preparing Endgame For Russia Investigation
By Michael Isikoff, Yahoo News
“They’ve been telling people they are tying up loose ends and trying to conclude,” said a source.
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Ex-USA Gymnastics President Steve Penny Pleads Not Guilty To Tampering Count
By Juan A Lozano, AP
Prosecutors accused Steve Penny of destroying documents related to Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse of minors.
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Florida Man Who Threatened Mosque Gets Four Years In Jail
Prosecutors say Dustin Hughes left four profane voicemail messages at a Pembroke Pines mosque.
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Papadopoulos: Trump 'Nodded With Approval' At Suggestion Of Putin Meeting
By Eric Tucker, AP
Papadopoulos is a pivotal figure in Mueller’s investigation as the first Trump campaign aide to plead guilty and cooperate with prosecutors.
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Family Of Unarmed Black Teen Murdered By White Cop Says 15-Year Sentence Is Too Short
By Ryan Tarinelli, AP
Prosecutors had asked for a minimum of 60 years in prison for former police officer Roy Oliver, who killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards.
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David Pecker Granted Immunity In Michael Cohen Case: Report
The American Media Inc. CEO reportedly met with prosecutors to provide information about payments made to two women ahead of the 2016 election.
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Reality Winner, National Security Agency Leaker, Sentenced To 5 Years
Winner's sentencing is the "longest yet" for a government leaker, prosecutors said.
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Manafort’s Convicted. So What Happens To His Houses, Ostrich Jacket And Luxury Suits?
Much like with drug kingpin El Chapo, prosecutors are seeking a criminal forfeiture of his assets.
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Saudi Arabia Seeks Its First Death Penalty Against Female Human Rights Activist
By Stephen Kalin, Reuters
Five activists are on trial including Israa al-Ghomgham, the first woman to possibly face the death penalty for non-violent offenses.
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Michael Cohen Reportedly In Talks To Strike Plea Deal
By TOM HAYS, AP
Prosecutors had been investigating Cohen for possible fraud related to his businesses for months.
Prosecutor Put On Leave For Targeting Maxine Waters With Hateful Facebook Post
A California prosecutor is suspended and under investigation for offensive social media posts.
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Some Prosecutors Are Erasing Old Weed Convictions. Why Isn't Yours?
“Laws and public opinion are evolving, but past convictions for marijuana-related offenses can still haunt someone.”
Paul Manafort Accused Of Bank Fraud In New Mueller Court Documents
He submitted "doctored profit statements" for mortgage to secure bail, say prosecutors.
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Black Activist Starts Group That Aims To Elect Progressive Prosecutors
Shaun King says district attorneys “are the gatekeepers of America’s justice system.”
Suit Against D.A. Who Used Fake Subpoenas To Put Victims In Jail Kicks Off Civil Rights Battle
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Prosecutors are generally immune from accountability. A new joint initiative from Civil Rights Corps and the ACLU seeks to change that.
Comey In 2009: 'I Never Met A Prosecutor Bent On Doing Something Wrong'
FBI Director James Comey talked about the danger of law enforcement officials using their power irresponsibly nearly a decade ago in a speech to the Vera Institute of Justice.
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Cheating California Prosecutors Face Prison Under New Law
Prosecutors thinking of bending the rules might think twice in the Golden State.
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These Are America's 'Deadliest' Prosecutors
A Harvard Law report finds a handful of zealous prosecutors responsible for a big share of America's death row.
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