Category Archives: Prosecutor misconduct

Ohio Supreme Court imposes stayed suspension on former criminal prosecutor who used fictitious Facebook account to contact alibi witnesses

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent Ohio Supreme Court opinion imposing a stayed suspension on an ex-prosecutor who created a fictitious Facebook account to contact alibi witnesses in a criminal case that he … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Justice prohibits ineffective assistance of counsel waivers as part of plea bargains in federal criminal prosecutions

Hello everyone and welcome to this Ethics Alert which will discuss the recent Washington Post article which states that the Justice Department has prohibited U.S. Attorneys from requiring waivers of ineffective assistance of counsel in exchange for a plea. The … Continue reading

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Maine Supreme Judicial Court imposes stayed 30 day suspension on criminal prosecutor for multiple acts of misconduct both before and during trial

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent disciplinary opinion of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court imposing a stayed 30 day suspension on a criminal prosecutor who engaged in multiple acts of misconduct in a … Continue reading

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Oklahoma Supreme Court imposes 180 day suspension on criminal prosecutor who obstructed access to evidence and failed to timely disclose evidence over 20 years

Hello and welcome to this Ethics Alert blog which will discuss the recent disciplinary opinion of the Oklahoma Supreme Court imposing a 180 day suspension on a criminal prosecutor who engaged in “reprehensible” conduct over a 20 year period in … Continue reading

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