California Lawmakers Seek to Limit When Police Can Use Deadly Force

By: southernblog

For many, Stephon Clark was the last straw. In March, police who were responding to a 911 call regarding a person breaking car windows fired 20 rounds at Clark because they believed he was holding a gun. According to reports, eight bullets hit Clark in the back and neck. As the facts would later show, …

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Without Proper Regulation, Prosecutorial Misconduct is Likely to Continue

By: southernblog

What this Means for Criminal Defendants and their Attorneys Last year, Ted Stevens, the 85-year-old former Senator from Alaska was convicted of corruption charges. Charges against Stevens played a pivotal role in voters failing to reelect the seven-term senator to office. But months after jurors found Stevens guilty, the Attorney General dismissed the case citing …

Posted In: Criminal Appeals