A new policy in Alameda County is instructing prosecutors to consider filing lesser criminal charges for some legal immigrants in an effort to avoid mandatory deportation.
The trial of Edwin Ramos, an alleged MS-13 gang member accused of killing a father and two sons in San Francisco in 2008, will enter a new phase next week after the prosecution rested its case on Tuesday.
Reported assaults include biting, kicking and punching of station agents. Train operators said they’ve also been subjected to spitting.
A new San Francisco program is leaving prosecution of low level crimes in the hands of a neighborhood prosecutor.
A longtime federal prosecutor is drawing praise for his closing argument in the Barry Bonds perjury trial.
Perhaps the most egregious case of alleged prosecutorial misconduct involved a former prosecutor who has been suspended by the California State Bar Association for violating defendants’ rights.
State Assemblyman Tom Ammiano has introduced legislation that would decrease penalties for people convicted of illegally growing marijuana, in certain cases.