You might have saw this headline: "She Was Jailed for Basic Journalism.A Federal Court Isn't Sure if That's Unconstitutional." It's true.
The majority of wrongful convictions are the product of prosecutorial misconduct. Yet prosecutors almost never face accountability. Why?
In the United States, it's okay for prosecutors to lie and misrepresent evidence in an attempt to get a defendant to plead guilty.
When it comes to prosecutorial discretion, the media narrative often depends on which way prosecutors exercise that discretion.
Kansas prosecutor Terra Morehead is back in headlines after even more of her misconduct surfaces. Yet she still faces no accountability.
Prosecutor misconduct in Michigan caused an arson conviction and a life-in-prison sentence to be set aside earlier this week.
More than 100 law students from all over Alabama have joined calls from prosecutors, scholars and others for a new trial for Toforest Johnson.