Category: Public Attorneys

Missouri Man Remains Imprisoned Despite Police Commissioner and Prosecutor Saying he is Innocent

Missouri Man Remains Imprisoned Despite Police Commissioner and Prosecutor Saying he is Innocent

A Kansas City man who has been in prison for two decades for a double murder has long claimed he is innocent. And now a Kansas City Police commissioner as well as a former prosecutor who have reviewed his case are also saying he is innocent. But Missouri Attorney General Chris Kost ...
Department of Justice Declares End to Private Prisons for Federal Inmates Within Five Years

Department of Justice Declares End to Private Prisons for Federal Inmates Within Five Years

The Department of Justice released a memo today announcing the end of federal contracts for all private prisons within the next five years. Today, there are 14,000 federal inmates held in private prisons run by three corporations. Last week, the Department of Justice released an in ...
New York DA Accuses Citizen Journalist of Stalking Syracuse Cop by Recording Him in Public (Updated)

New York DA Accuses Citizen Journalist of Stalking Syracuse Cop by Recording Him in Public (Updated)

A New York district attorney accused a citizen journalist of stalking a Syracuse police officer by recording him from across the street last week, prompting the cop to walk across the street, punch him in the face and arrest him in a video that ended up going viral. The only problem i ...
Texas Cop Accuses DA of Coverup in Sandra Bland Case

Texas Cop Accuses DA of Coverup in Sandra Bland Case

A Texas cop has stepped forward about the Sandra Bland investigation and lobbed serious accusations  at the Waller County District Attorney's office for excluding his testimony from the grand jury hearing in the criminal case against Texas DPS Officer Brian Encinia, who beat up Sandra Bl ...
Florida Cop Illegally Wiretapped in Court Hallway, DA Won’t Charge Award Winning Officer

Florida Cop Illegally Wiretapped in Court Hallway, DA Won’t Charge Award Winning Officer

A Florida cop secretly recorded a "hallway deposition" on his body cam of an innocent criminal court defendant and counsel, without asking his permission, in the courthouse hallway. Florida's wiretapping law only exempts police who are investigating a suspected crime. But this Miam ...
BREAKING: Texas Attorney General Indicted by Feds on 4 Counts of Securities Fraud

BREAKING: Texas Attorney General Indicted by Feds on 4 Counts of Securities Fraud

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton faces four new federal charges in an SEC civil court case announced today. But Paxton still won't resign his office. Everything's bigger in Texas, and the same goes for it's top law enforcement officials legal woes stemming from his days as a lawye ...
Missouri Prosecutor Sues City Marshal Indicted on 10 Felonies to Prevent New Term

Missouri Prosecutor Sues City Marshal Indicted on 10 Felonies to Prevent New Term

A Missouri prosecutor filed a quo warranto lawsuit against the City Marshal-elect from the town of Dixon, to keep him out of office, as county police step in to keep order after a near-riot. It's not often that prosecutors sue police. According to local news outlet KY3, 'Pulaski Co ...
Arizona Police Union Spurs Facebook Backlash, Defends Cop Seeking Plea Deal in Murder Case

Arizona Police Union Spurs Facebook Backlash, Defends Cop Seeking Plea Deal in Murder Case

The Facebook page of an Arizona police union blew up over the weekend with more comments than they have likes on their page for defending the indefensible. Murder. Mesa Police Association wrote a long defense of Mitchell Brailsford who is seeking a plea deal after being charged wit ...