Category Archives: prosecutorial misconduct

Forensics: A deep dive. What happens to troubled prosecutors? New ‘extraordinary’ deposition reveals the answer

Most of us have certain minimal requirements to keep our jobs. When we don’t meet those requirements, there are consequences. What if your boss publicly admitted that you had a — Read on http://www.kctv5.com/content/tncms/live/

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Forensics: Ex-prosecutor indicted for misconduct in Ahmaud Arbery death – ABC News

A former Georgia prosecutor has been indicted on misconduct charges related to the killing of Ahmaud Arbery — Read on abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/prosecutor-indicted-misconduct-ahmaud-arbery-death-79797816

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Forensics: After whistleblowing DA misconduct and job harassment, Ex-Ocean County detective awarded $300K; claimed prosecutor misconduct

Juan Pastrana claimed assistant prosecutors pressured him to falsify reports. — Read on http://www.app.com/story/news/local/courts/2021/08/26/ex-ocean-county-detective-awarded-300-k-claimed-prosecutor-misconduct/5579444001/

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Forensics: Demands for changing ‘The Entrenched Carceralism of Forensics.’ Weak judges, need for better science oversight.

The forensic system has deep structural flaws that may be beyond reform. It may be time to radically reimagine it. — Read on inquest.org/entrenched-carceralism-of-forensics/

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Forensics: A story of botched forensics and malicious prosecution. Free Keith Davis Jr.

This is not uncommon. A DA hoping for a plea deal contining to recharge despite numerous failures. This is the story of Keith Davis Jr. This story could be any one of our stories. — Read on keithdavisjr.com/

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Forensics: DA and police misconduct = Hidden Costs: Liability Judgments for Wrongful Capital Prosecutions Cost Taxpayers in Death-Penalty States Hundreds of Millions of Dollars | Death Penalty Information Center

Now, as the number of murder exonerations mounts across the United States, a previously hidden cost is emerging: the cost of liability for police and… — Read on deathpenaltyinfo.org/news/hidden-costs-liability-judgments-for-wrongful-capital-prosecutions-cost-taxpayers-in-death-penalty-states-hundreds-of-millions-of-dollars

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Forensics: Ex-prosecutor disbarred after wrongful convictions in Texas – ABC News

A former Dallas County prosecutor has surrendered his law license after the State Bar of Texas said he withheld evidence that led to the wrongful convictions of two men who spent 14 years in prison in the fatal stabbing of … Continue reading

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Forensics: Texas Prosecutor Resigns After Misconduct in Clinton Young Death Case

A judge called his actions in the Clinton Young case “shocking prosecutorial misconduct that destroyed any semblance of a fair trial.” — Read on http://www.texasobserver.org/in-a-rare-show-of-accountability-a-texas-attorney-has-surrendered-his-license/

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Forensics: These DAs should be ashamed. After Ledell Lee’s Execution, Another Man’s DNA Is Found on the Murder Weapon

Lawyers’ request to conduct additional DNA testing before Ledell Lee was executed had been denied. — Read on http://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/07/us/ledell-lee-dna-testing-arkansas.html

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Forensics: Philadelphia’s exonerations call decades of police homicide investigations into question

Ex-DA says this never happens. Current DA says otherwise. Witnesses and suspects say detectives threatened, assaulted, and coerced them to get statements. Detectives say those are lies by fearful witnesses who need an excuse to recant. — Read on http://www.inquirer.com/crime/a/philadelphia-murder-exonerations-wrongful-convictions-20210507.html

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