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Facing Death, Brooklyn District Attorney Spoke of Doing What ‘Is Right’

Facing Death, Brooklyn District Attorney Spoke of Doing What ‘Is Right’

Ken Thompson, the Brooklyn district attorney, who died last month at 50.
No Money, No Mercy: After a Crime, the Price of a Second Chance

No Money, No Mercy: After a Crime, the Price of a Second Chance

Marcy Willis, right, at a church service. She was charged with a felony in 2011 and has participated in a program known as pretrial diversion, which could lead to her record’s being cleared.
U.S. Examines Whether Orange County Violated Defendants’ Rights

U.S. Examines Whether Orange County Violated Defendants’ Rights

The Orange County district attorney, Tony Rackauckas, in 2010. He has denied any wrongdoing.
Family DNA Searches Seen as Crime-Solving Tool, and Intrusion on Rights

Family DNA Searches Seen as Crime-Solving Tool, and Intrusion on Rights

Philip Vetrano on the path in Queens where his daughter Karina was jogging when she was killed last year. Mr. Vetrano has urged the use of familial DNA searches.
Family DNA Searches Seen as Crime-Solving Tool, and Intrusion on Rights

Family DNA Searches Seen as Crime-Solving Tool, and Intrusion on Rights

Philip Vetrano on the path in Queens where his daughter Karina was jogging when she was killed last year. Mr. Vetrano has urged the use of familial DNA searches.
Lock ’Em Up? Prosecutors Who Say ‘Not So Fast’ Face a Backlash

Lock ’Em Up? Prosecutors Who Say ‘Not So Fast’ Face a Backlash

Aramis D. Ayala, the new chief prosecutor in Orlando, announced on March 16 that she would no longer seek the death penalty. Her decision has been met with praise and criticism.
Louisiana Man Who Spent Three Years on Death Row Has Murder Charge Dismissed

Louisiana Man Who Spent Three Years on Death Row Has Murder Charge Dismissed

Rodricus Crawford in Shreveport, La., the morning after he was released from prison in November 2016.
How Will Immigration Law Affect This Silicon Valley Domestic Violence Case?

How Will Immigration Law Affect This Silicon Valley Domestic Violence Case?

The DA was worried a felony conviction would cause the defendant to be deported.
This Silicon Valley CEO Got Just Two Weeks In Jail for Domestic Violence

This Silicon Valley CEO Got Just Two Weeks In Jail for Domestic Violence

The DA was worried a felony conviction would cause the defendant to be deported.
Prosecutors’ Dilemma: Will Conviction Lead to ‘Life Sentence of Deportation’?

Prosecutors’ Dilemma: Will Conviction Lead to ‘Life Sentence of Deportation’?

Immigration detainees at the Theo Lacy Facility in Orange, Calif., in March. California law now requires immigration consequences to be factored into criminal cases.
A Growing Call to Limit Lawyers’ Donations to Prosecutors

A Growing Call to Limit Lawyers’ Donations to Prosecutors

Cyrus R. Vance Jr., the Manhattan district attorney, has been beset by criticism over campaign donations he accepted from defense lawyers. He said he supports reforming funding rules around district
Prosecutors Had the Wrong Man. They Prosecuted Him Anyway.

Prosecutors Had the Wrong Man. They Prosecuted Him Anyway.

Robert Jones, right, wrongly convicted of a 1992 kidnapping and rape in New Orleans, spent more than 23 years in jail before being cleared of those crimes and a murder he did not commit.
Prosecutors Had the Wrong Man. They Prosecuted Him Anyway.

Prosecutors Had the Wrong Man. They Prosecuted Him Anyway.

Robert Jones, right, wrongly convicted of a 1992 kidnapping and rape in New Orleans, spent more than 23 years in jail before being cleared of those crimes and a murder he did not commit.

New York District Attorney to Stop Taking Donations from Lawyers with Conflicts

The Manhattan district attorney took campaign contributions from lawyers representing disgraced Hollywood executive Harvey Weinstein and President Trump's children.
LA Prosecutors Have More Evidence Than Ever Against Harvey Weinstein

LA Prosecutors Have More Evidence Than Ever Against Harvey Weinstein

The LAPD submitted three new alleged sexual assault cases to the district attorney's office, bringing the total number under review to five.
Philadelphia Prosecutor Supports New Trial for Meek Mill

Philadelphia Prosecutor Supports New Trial for Meek Mill

Protesters rallied in front of a courthouse during a hearing for the rapper Meek Mill in Philadelphia on Monday.
Prosecutor of Patz’s Killer Takes Over Weinstein Inquiry

Prosecutor of Patz’s Killer Takes Over Weinstein Inquiry

Joan Illuzzi, the prosecutor now overseeing the Harvey Weinstein inquiry, has expertise in cold cases in which there is little or no physical evidence and the credibility of witnesses is paramount.
Cuomo Asks for Special Prosecutor to Investigate Schneiderman

Cuomo Asks for Special Prosecutor to Investigate Schneiderman

Eric T. Schneiderman, the former attorney general, will now be the subject of an investigation by a special prosecutor ordered by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.
Lawyer Says Weinstein Had a Romantic Relationship With Woman Accusing Him of Rape

Lawyer Says Weinstein Had a Romantic Relationship With Woman Accusing Him of Rape

Benjamin Brafman, Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer, said on Tuesday that Mr. Weinstein had a long-term consensual relationship with the woman prosecutors have charged him with raping in 2013.