NY: A Redeeming Story of Prosecutorial Accountability?

NY: A Redeeming Story of Prosecutorial Accountability?

A Suffolk County prosecutor in Long Island, NY recently lost his job, evidently because he  poorly represented the State in a recent high-profile criminal prosecution and withheld exculpatory evidence. Late last month, leaders in the DA’s office came to court in the...
Prosecutors’ Comments Matter

Prosecutors’ Comments Matter

Stories this past week out of two different states highlight the ways in which prosecutors’ public comments may expose their biases and, in some cases, their utter disdain for defendants and the courts in which they are tried. Prosecutors’ comments to the media have...