Tough-on-crime rhetoric is especially popular come election time. But a district attorney does a lot more than usher criminals into the prison system.
Questions for District Attorney candidates
The office of District Attorney for Oklahoma's District 9 covers Payne and Logan Counties. Vying for office in the Nov. 6 general election are incumbent Republican Laura Austin Thomas and
What Do District Attorneys Do? with District Attorney Rachael Rollins
Rachael Rollins is the first woman of color to be elected as a district attorney in Massachusetts. She joins Jonathan to discuss what the day-to-day life of a DA looks like, the struggles transition team faced , strengthening community bonds, her new approaches to officer involved shootings, and more.You can find more of Rachael’s work on Twitter here twitter.com/DARollins and Instagram www.instagram.com/rollins4da.For more music from Quiñ…
Why County & District Attorney?
Learn about the three types of State's Attorneys in Texas: County Attorneys, District Attorneys, and Criminal District Attorneys.
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New Santa Cruz County District Attorney Sworn In
District Attorney Appeals Judge Tucker's Order
Shortly after the discovery of six previously unreleased boxes (from Mumia’s original 1982 trial), the District Attorney has revealed that the storage unit contained an additional 100+ boxes. These boxes have not yet been inventoried and could contain key evidence in many other cases Mumia’s attorneys have access to the first set of six boxes, but there has been no report, yet, on what evidence has been found and whether it can be used to argue for a new trial. At the same…
NY district attorneys have bail reform concerns
ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — As the clock winds down on criminal justice reform, district attorneys and law enforcement from across the state are speaking out about their concerns for public safet…
District attorney rules on Enid officer-related shooting
Joey Leon Nelson was shot and killed Sept. 27, 2018, after he robbed an Enid shoe store and was pursued by Enid police officers afterward.
Newell top vote-getter in the District Attorney race
NEVADA CITY, Calif. June 19, 2018 – With the latest election result update, incumbent Cliff Newell is retaining his position as District Attorney for Nevada County. 36,981 votes have now been counted, a 54.37% turnout Newell was the preferred choice for 16,202 Nevada County voters with challenger Glenn Jennings trailing by 452 votes for a total of 15,750 votes. Three people voted for both candidates and 5,027 votes did not vote for any candidate in the race. The result is not final, this…
How Manhattan’s District Attorney Prosecutes Cybercrime
Elizabeth Roper, the office's cybercrime and identity theft bureau chief, explains how one of the country’s most important prosecutors goes after cybercriminals.
Facing Death, Brooklyn District Attorney Spoke of Doing What ‘Is Right’
In his last interview, Ken Thompson, who died last month at 50, described his proudest accomplishments and a desire to reform “fundamentally unfair” aspects of the criminal justice system.
Two attorneys vie for District 10 Legislature seat
POTSDAM — Calling it a contribution to the county and their community, two Potsdam attorneys are in a race for the St. Lawrence County Legislature’s District 10 seat soon to be vacated by Joe A. Timmerman, a Republican who decided not to seek re-election.
Texas District Attorney Plans to do “what’s right” in Death of Local Teen
A black teenager's killing by a white police officer outside a suburban Dallas house party has prompted concerns from some community leaders over whether the new district attorney will follow in the...
Why Diversion Courts Are An Issue In The District Attorney’s Race
Candidates say some new initiatives can help ease problems at the Harris County Jail.
On 'Radio Times:' Why does voting for district attorney matter?
On Radio Times Tuesday, host Marty Moss-Coane was joined by two reporters who have been following the race; WHYY’s Dave Davies and Philadelphia Magazine’s Holly Otterbein.
Op-ed: How a district attorney can really get tough on crime
We've come to the time in the district attorney race when the appeals to fear come to the fore. Candidates claim they will be 'tough on crime' and 'put victims first,' and they boast about their...
Op-ed: Philadelphia deserves a good district attorney. What does that mean?
Philadelphia is about to enter a race to elect the most powerful person in the Pennsylvania criminal justice system. Philly being a Democratic stronghold, we will know who the next district...
Here’s What’s Behind the Sharp Left Turn in Philly’s District Attorney Race
Is Philadelphia really ready for a revolution? Or are we still the same city that elected Lynne Abraham four times in a row?
Philly District Attorney's Ex-Top Deputy to Make DA Run
Attorney Tariq El-Shabazz is hoping to transition from a role in the district attorney's office into being DA.