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Prosecutors would face high bar in filing Amtrak charges

...permits everybody else to get their story in, but you can't counter it because you can't remember," said former federal prosecutor Robert Goldman of suburban Philadelphia.Engineers have been charged following other deadly train wrecks.In Canada...
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Asia-bound cargo ship held in Dutch Harbor cleared to leave

...been held two weeks in Alaska amid a federal environmental crimes investigation has been cleared to leave port, a federal prosecutor said Thursday.The German owners and operator of the 600-foot Lindavia entered into a security agreement and...
Jury sees photo of defiant Tsarnaev

...the security camera in his jail cell."This is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev - unconcerned, unrepentant and unchanged," federal prosecutor Nadine Pellegrini told the jury that will decide whether the 21-year-old former college student should be executed...
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Winston's accuser files lawsuit against him

...Kinsman could have a better chance of winning a jury verdict if it goes to trial.David S. Weinstein, a former federal prosecutor now in private practice in Miami, said in a civil case the standard amounts to the "greater weight" of the evidence...
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Double standard on running from police

...someone takes off running, that is enough to give rise to suspicion by police," said Joelle Moreno, a former federal prosecutor who is now associate dean of the Florida International University law school. "Running is enough for a preliminary...
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Obama AG nominee up for confirmation

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's long-stalled nominee for attorney general, federal prosecutor Loretta Lynch, is on her way to a confirmation vote after senators extricated themselves Tuesday from a partisan dispute over...
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Sullivan, Murkowski vote against Lynch confirmation

...Thursday.U.S. Dan Sullivan said he applauds Lynch's "impressive" background, including years of work as a federal prosecutor. But he said in a release that he was unconvinced, based on Lynch's public testimony and a private meeting with...
Jury picked in civil case over Hoonah officer deaths

...Attorneys quickly narrowed down the pool of possible jurors one by one, excusing those who had obvious conflicts. Federal prosecutor and former state prosecutor Jack Schmidt was called and quickly dismissed since he was too familiar with both the...
Video of fatal SC police shooting may have major impact

...but until there's graphic video like this, our stories have not been believed," said Paul Butler, a former federal prosecutor who is now a professor of criminal law at Georgetown."Now people are seeing what we're talking about...
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Southeast man wanted online, but not in real life

...of visitors. The top floor houses the federal courtroom, the Marshal's Juneau branch office and the office of federal prosecutor Assistant U.S. Attorney Jack Schmidt.Long would not disclose why the building's security guards were asked...


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