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  • McCabe's fate rests with Trump-appointed prosecutor

    04/20/2018 2:49:51 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 19 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 20, 2018 | By Brooke Singman
    Fired FBI official Andrew McCabe’s fate rests in the hands of a Trump-appointed prosecutor, now that the Justice Department’s inspector general has sent a criminal referral over an investigative finding that he lied to James Comey and bureau investigators about a media disclosure. That referral, sent by Inspector General Michael Horowitz, is now being considered by the U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, Jessie Liu. President Trump appointed Liu in July 2017.
  • New U.S. Attorney for Utah John Huber takes oath of office (Re: Appointment in 2015)

    President Barack Obama nominated Huber for the job in February and the Senate confirmed him in June. Huber oversees all federal criminal and civil cases in the state with a staff of 85 in Salt Lake City and a branch office in St. George.
  • Sessions Unmasks DOJ Secret Prosecutor

    03/29/2018 7:37:44 PM PDT · by Signalman · 83 replies
    youtube ^ | 3/29/2018 | Still Report
    Sessions Unmaskd DOJ Secret Prosecutor who is working with the DOJIG, and who has full prosecutorial powers.
  • Turkish prosecutor seeks life sentence for jailed American Pastor Andrew Brunson

    03/14/2018 7:31:44 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 9 replies
    Christian Times ^ | 14 March, 2018 | Jardine Malado
    A Turkish prosecutor is demanding a life sentence for American Pastor Andrew Brunson, who has been detained since Oct. 7, 2016 over his alleged links with an armed terrorist organization.Brunson, who has formally led Izmir Resurrection Church for over 22 years, has been charged with being a "member and executive of the terrorist group" accused of being behind the failed coup attempt in Turkey last year.According to Al-Monitor, Turkey has blamed U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen for the coup attempt, and the government has been demanding his extradition.However, the U.S. has refused to hand over the cleric, who is now...
  • Bombshell Sessions Reveals Secret Prosecutor

    03/09/2018 7:54:15 PM PST · by Signalman · 78 replies
    youtube ^ | 3/8/18 | The Still Report
    AG Sessions discusses what is going on with the ongoing investigation of DOJ corruption.
  • Federal Prosecutor Found Dead Within Florida's District Belonging To Debbie Wasserman-Schultz

    08/10/2017 10:30:39 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 25 replies
    Local 10 ABC ^ | 08/10/17 | Peter Burke
    Federal Prosecutor Found Dead Within Florida's District Belonging To Debbie Wasserman-Schultz Officially Ruled Suicide "A federal prosecutor who was found dead on a South Florida beach earlier this year fatally shot himself, police have ruled. "Hollywood police spokeswoman Miranda Grossman said Thursday that detectives have concluded their investigation into the death of Beranton J. Whisenant Jr." https://www.local10.com/news/florida/hollywood/federal-prosecutor-died-of-self-inflicted-gunshot-wound?breaking_news=5995&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Breaking%20News%20Alert&utm_term=wplg_breaking "A federal prosecutor Brandon J. Whisenant, Jr. was found dead on a Hollywood, Florida beach that is within Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s district. "Whisenant was investigating visa and passport fraud cases with the local major crimes unit."  http://washingtonfeed.com/debbie-wasserman-schultz-just-got-worst-news-federal-prosecutor-investigating-fraud-found-dead-in-district-usa-politics-today.html
  • Federal Prosecutor Investigating Fraud Found Dead in Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s District

    05/27/2017 4:35:57 AM PDT · by markomalley · 41 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 5/26/17 | Carter
    A federal prosecutor’s body was discovered on a Hollywood, Florida beach with potential head trauma. Brandon J. Whisenant, Jr.’s body was found Wednesday by a random individual. The police are attempting to determine if Whisenant’s death was a “homicide, suicide, or something else.” The AP reports: Hollywood police spokeswoman Miranda Grossman said Thursday that the body of 37-year-old Beranton J. Whisenant Jr. was found early Wednesday by a passerby on the city’s beach. She said detectives are trying to determine if the death was a homicide, suicide or something else.Whisenant worked for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Miami in its...
  • Federal prosecutor found dead on Hollywood Beach possibly suffered head trauma

    05/26/2017 2:22:59 PM PDT · by sodpoodle · 57 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 5/26/2017
    Whisenant worked for the U.S. Attorney's Office in Miami in its major crimes unit. He joined the office in January. Court records show that he had been handling several visa and passport fraud cases.
  • Chuck Schumer: There Will Be No Vote on FBI Director Until a Special Prosecutor is Named

    05/14/2017 6:58:16 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 119 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 05/14/2017 | Rick Moran
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union" that he would support an effort by Senate Democrats to refuse a vote on President Trump's nominee to be the new director of the FBI if a special prosecutor is not named to investigate Russian involvement in the 2017 campaign.Politico: The notion that Democrats might refuse to vote on any nominee put forward by Trump to be the bureau’s director was first floated last week by a handful of lawmakers including Sens. Mark Warner (D-Va.), Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.). Schumer, who spoke...
  •  California Prosecutor Jeff Rosen Dismisses Felony Cases to Spare Criminals Deportation

    04/20/2017 9:21:56 AM PDT · by Baynative · 23 replies
    Medium.com ^ | 4/18/17 | Mike Cernovich
    If you’re a violent criminal in Northern California, Santa Clara District Attorney Jeff Rosen has your back. Rosen has implemented a new office policy requiring prosecutors to “plead down” violent felony cases that may lead to a criminal being deported.
  • Florida prosecutor who refuses to seek death penalty has most of her murder cases reassigned

    04/04/2017 5:15:54 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | April 4, 2017 | JAZZ SHAW
    Remember when we talked about Florida State Attorney Aramis Ayala last month? She was assigned the case of Markeith Loyd, a man whose many crimes included executing a police officer in cold blood. Without any warning of her position while running for that office, Aramis declared that she would not seek the death penalty in Loyd’s trial and, just to put some icing on the cake, announced that she wouldn’t be taking that step for any criminals, no matter how heinous their deeds. That got her into a confrontation with Governor Rick Scott (along with an army of enraged constituents)...
  • AG Sessions open to using outside counsel to probe Obama DOJ

    03/09/2017 8:47:56 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 49 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | Andrea Noble
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he would consider having outside counsel review actions taken by the Justice Department under the Obama administration — including an examination of charges that the IRS was engaging in politically-motivated investigations, and a probe of the department’s handling of an investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server. In an interview Thursday with conservative radio show host Hugh Hewitt, the attorney general was asked whether he might investigate how the Justice Department was run under his predecessors, Attorneys General Loretta Lynch and Eric Holder. “How about an outside counsel,...
  • Foxx: Some Nonviolent Cook Inmates Might Now Get Out of Jail Free

    03/02/2017 2:45:47 PM PST · by PBRCat · 6 replies
    The Chicago Sun Times ^ | March 2, 2017 | Rumana Hussain
    A few dozen inmates who remain locked up in Cook County Jail because they’re too poor to post their relatively low bonds may be out soon under a new program State’s Attorney Kim Foxx announced for indigent, nonviolent offenders Wednesday. After the Cook County Sheriff’s Office singled out 50 cases of those who were “languishing” in jail for several months because of their inability to post $1,000 or less, the State’s Attorney and Public Defender’s offices came together to identify those inmates who would be better served outside jail, Foxx said. Through “agreed motions” requesting I-bonds, the inmates who qualify...
  • Darrell Issa on need for independent prosecutor: Russia is ‘evil’

    02/25/2017 3:13:58 PM PST · by WilliamIII · 97 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | Feb 25 2017 | Sacramento Bee
    Rep. Darrell Issa, saying that “Russia is evil,” said at the California Republican Party convention Saturday in Sacramento that an independent probe of the Trump campaign’s ties to the country is necessary to prevent it from interfering in elections. Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article134995114.html#storylink=cpy
  • In Texas, a man who didn’t kill anybody is about to be executed for murder

    08/12/2016 9:55:23 AM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 121 replies
    Washington Post ^ | August 12 2016 | Kristine Guerra
    Terri Been’s voice shook as she read a long text message from her niece. “I had a nightmare about my dad last night,” Paige Rowan told her aunt in the text. Rowan described a dream in which she watched helplessly as the execution needle pierced her father’s skin. She woke up screaming, panicking and feeling hopeless, she told Been.
  • Freddie Gray case: Charges against three remaining officers dropped

    07/27/2016 7:11:47 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 27 replies
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 7/27/2016 | Kevin Rector
    Freddie Gray case: Charges against three remaining officers dropped Prosecutors dropped all remaining charges against three Baltimore police officers accused in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray in a downtown courtroom on Wednesday morning, concluding one of the most high-profile criminal cases in Baltimore history. The startling move was an apparent acknowledgement of the unlikelihood of a conviction following the acquittals of three other officers on similar and more serious charges by Circuit Judge Barry G. Williams, who was expected to preside over the remaining trials as well. It also means the office of Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J....
  • Baltimore police lieutenant cleared in Freddie Gray death

    07/18/2016 8:35:41 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 33 replies
    NY Post ^ | Jul 18, 2016 | By David K. Li
    Baltimore police lieutenant cleared in Freddie Gray death By David K. Li July 18, 2016 | 10:42am Baltimore police lieutenant cleared in Freddie Gray death A Baltimore judge on Monday cleared the highest-ranking cop tied to Freddie Gray’s death. Lt. Brian Rice was found not guilty of involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment in a bench trial before Baltimore Circuit Court Judge Barry Williams. Prosecutors had blamed Rice for Gray’s death because he did not put a seat belt on the prisoner when Gray was loaded into the back of a police van. Gray, 25, died from spinal cord injuries he...
  • With Obama’s Endorsement of Hillary Clinton, He Should Appoint a Special Prosecutor

    06/09/2016 8:21:38 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 39 replies
    National Review ^ | 06.09.16 | Dan McLaughlin
    Now that President Obama has formally endorsed his former secretary of state for president, it’s no longer possible for him — or a Justice Department directly answerable to him — to rule impartially on whether she or her close associates should be indicted over her mishandling of classified emails....
  • The election race you didn't hear about: Voters just ran a top Chicago-area prosecutor out of office

    03/15/2016 7:48:29 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 26 replies
    CHICAGO (AP) ^ | 03.15.2016 | Sophia Tareen
    Voters ousted the Chicago area's top prosecutor Tuesday, backing Democratic primary challenger Kim Foxx in a campaign dominated by questions about Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez's handling of the shooting death of a black teenager at the hands of a white police officer.
  • New revelation helps exonerate Scooter Libby

    04/07/2015 4:23:05 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 21 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 7, 2015 | Clarice Feldman
    In a book just released, The Story: A Reporter's Journey, Judith Miller, a key witness in the Libby prosecution, states that Patrick Fitzgerald had offered repeatedly to drop all charges against Lewis Libby if he would "deliver" Vice President Cheney to him. In addition, she charges that Fitzgerald manipulated her into incorrectly testifying about a critical conversation she had with Libby and withheld exculpatory evidence from both her and the defense in order to induce her mistaken testimony – testimony the prosecution knew was made because she was acting under a false belief....[must read snip]....Rizzo, of course, is focused only...