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Supreme Court troubled by DA's rejection of black jurors

...suggested that a technical issue might prevent the justices from deciding the substance of Foster's case.Georgia Deputy Attorney General Beth Burton had little support on the court for the proposition that prosecutor Stephen Lanier advanced plausible...
Nation and World
Justices review choice of all-white murder trial jury

...persists in jury selection," said a group of former prosecutors that includes author Scott Turow and former Deputy Attorney General Larry Thompson, who served in the George W. Bush administration."If this court does not find purposeful discrimination...
Nation and World
Justice Dept. encourages prosecutions of corporate execs

...S. economy.The directives were outlined in a memo issued to Justice Department attorneys and to the FBI. Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates was expected to lay out the policy changes in a speech Thursday at New York University's...
Nation and World
States monitor alcohol offenders with twice-daily tests

...alcohol and drug offenses doesn't work. It's never worked. And the key is changing behavior," said former Deputy Attorney General Bill Mickelson, who started working on the program in its infancy and now runs a consulting company that works...
Nation and World
Pot legal, but finances remain in black market

...both of which legalized recreational use in 2012.The federal guidelines to which Melton refers were issued by Deputy Attorney General James Cole on Feb. 14, 2014. The memorandum, called the "Cole Memo," outlines several guidelines for banks...
Federal program gives tribes access to criminal databases and is a key element in our ongoing strategy to build safe and healthy communities in Indian country," Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates said. "The Tribal Access Program is a step forward to providing tribes the access they...
Walker names National Guard investigator

...findings to the administration at the end of April. A public version of the report will be released a month later.Deputy Attorney General Richard Svobodny said Collins' investigation will hopefully bring the truth to light and put the ongoing issue...
Female AKNG boss is one of few in country

...accusations that surfaced late last year. Patricia Collins has an interest in gender and discrimination issues, Deputy Attorney General Richard Svobodny said in an interview last week, and wanted to get to the bottom of the Guard matter herself...
State | AK legislature
Walker names investigator

...hour, up to $50,000, for the investigation, a spokesperson for the Department of Law said in an email.Deputy Attorney General Richard Svobodny said Collins' investigation will hopefully bring the truth to light and put the ongoing issue...
State | AK legislature
Rape conviction tossed over bad jury instructions

...prosecutors face now is whether to charge Jackson with a single charge of sexual assault or multiple counts, Deputy Attorney General Rick Svobodny said. "He may be facing more time in the end," Svobodny said.Jackson will be remanded to the...


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