PA’s Ex-Governor Corbett Clears Suit by ‘Computergate’ Target

Rejecting prosecutorial-abuse claims from a former legislative staffer snared in Pennsylvania’s 2009 Computergate scandal, the Third Circuit cleared a host of officials Monday including Tom Corbett, the state’s former attorney general and governor.

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Ex-Death Row Inmate Blames Conviction on Gay ‘Witch Hunt’

Former death row inmate Kerry Max Cook, wrongfully convicted of a brutal rape and murder in East Texas decades ago, claims in a federal lawsuit that it’s time for police officers who investigated the case to pay for their extreme misconduct, including fabricating evidence and coercing witness testimony.

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California Justices Consider Bad Faith in Malicious Prosecution Case

No lawyer wants to find themselves being sued for malicious prosecution simply for doing their job, but Latham & Watkins – accused of bringing specious trade secrets claims against a client’s former employees – says they’re protected because their clients still won an important ruling, even though they ultimately lost and were later found to have brought their case in bad faith.

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