prosecuting attorney

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a government official who conducts criminal prosecutions on behalf of the state

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A deftly crafted suspense thriller from first page to last, "Blood Defense" demonstrates author Marcia Clark (she was the prosecuting attorney in the O.
It found numerous apparent violations of state law and the report was forwarded to the local prosecuting attorney.
Then, the next batch will be Prosecuting Attorney Herbert Abugan, Assistant State Prosecutors Clarisa Kuong and Romeo Senson.
The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals on Wednesday granted requests by both Perry and the Office of the State Prosecuting Attorney to determine whether the indictment against Perry should stand.
Steve Parks, the prosecuting attorney for Michigan's Delta County, finally got the Merriam-Webster company to agree to add the word "Yooper" to its 2014 print and online dictionaries.
Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch announced the decision in a press conference, saying that "the jury of nine whites and three blacks met on 25 separate days over three months, hearing more than 70 hours of testimony from about 60 witnesses, including three medical examiners and experts on blood, toxicology and firearms," AP reported.
KAByL (CyHAN)- A group of suicide bombers stormed the office of prosecuting attorney in Kunduz provincial capital, the northern Kunduz city, 250 km north of Kabul on Monday, casualties feared, provincial police spokesman Sayed Sarwar Hussaini said.
Her newfound resolve quickly serves her well as a prosecuting attorney.
Jennings was born in Virginia in 1863 and moved to El Reno, Oklahoma, where he became the prosecuting attorney for Canadian County, according to the Oklahoma Historical Society.
In a release, Charlevoix County prosecuting attorney Allen Telgenhof said, "The Charlevoix County Sheriff's Department and the Charlevoix County Prosecuting Attorney's Office respect the First Amendment rights of the news media to cover newsworthy events, and any media reports to the contrary are mistaken.
A federal appeals court has ruled that a death-row inmate in Florida is entitled to a new sentencing hearing because the prosecuting attorney improperly invoked religion in court.
The newspaper says that Harutyunyan was the prosecuting attorney in the case on the Oct 27 act of terrorism and the lawyer of
If in Florida, summoned to jury duty, and say "yes" loud enough for the prosecuting attorney, you're legal to vote for the Death Penalty with the state's blessing, and directed to take a seat in the back row of the box.
A small town prosecuting attorney called his first witness to the stand in a trial--a grandmotherly, elderly woman.
4, 2009, when his contract was not renewed by the newly elected prosecuting attorney Derek Angus Lee.