Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s endorsement was perhaps the most sought after in the race, but it is also something of a risk for the first-term congresswoman.
In San Francisco, Chesa Boudin, whose parents were in the radical Weather Underground, wants to join the growing ranks of prosecutors who have direct experience with the prison system.
Five former Catholic priests have been charged with criminal sexual conduct, and Michigan officials are still examining hundreds of tips.
Tiffany Cabán is the latest in a new wave of public defenders running for district attorney, and hoping to reform the system from within.
In a directive, the president ordered the intelligence agencies to cooperate with the review and gave the attorney general the authority to unilaterally declassify their documents.
The broad use of such injunctions illustrates how the federal district courts have undermined executive authority, the attorney general said in a speech on Tuesday evening.
The investigations come after The New York Times found that thousands of drivers were crushed under debt they could not repay.
When lawmakers said accomplices are not as culpable for a death as the actual killer, Neko Wilson was the first person released. Prosecutors argued he should return to jail, but a judge disagreed.
William Barr has tapped a United States attorney, John Durham, to look into whether the F.B.I. acted improperly during the Russia investigation.
The fight over the death penalty in California underscores the divide in the state between conservative prosecutors and liberal reformers like the governor.
The guards “blocked exits, surrounded visitors on all sides, forcibly removed visitors’ clothing, including underwear,” the charges said.
Enough with William Barr’s obfuscation.
A showdown between the executive and legislative branches has ratcheted up, as President Trump and his administration have resisted Democrats’ oversight efforts on multiple fronts.
For years, cases in which victims didn’t want to cooperate were simply tossed out. Then a dedicated group of prosecutors found a better way.
Some of Mr. Brown’s high-profile prosecutions involved police officers accused of unjustified killings.
In America, no one is above the law — except the president and everyone who does wrong in his name.
The Legislature revamped a law that kept evidence from defendants. Prosecutors now must show their hands earlier.
Friction over how Attorney General William P. Barr handled the Mueller report underscored a gap between the ideal and political reality of his post.
We have a system in place for our government to uncover evidence against a sitting president. And it’s working.