Police Report

A former Fullerton, California, police sergeant charged with lying in a police report about an investigation into a DUI accident involving former Fullerton City Manager Joe Felz in 2016 was sentenced to pre-trial diversion in Orange County Superior Court. Prosecutors objected to the offer, saying law enforcement officers should be held accountable when they “abuse” their power and “engage in cover-ups.”

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Georgia Prosecutor Launches Probe Into Trump Election Call

Fulton County’s top prosecutor has opened a criminal investigation into former President Donald Trump’s attempts to overturn his electoral defeat in Georgia, sending letters Wednesday requesting that state officials preserve documents related to Trump’s demand that Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger “find” enough votes to flip the outcome.

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11th Circuit Hears Appeal in Stock Fraud Scheme Targeting Vulnerable Investors

Three defendants found guilty in a stock telemarketing scheme that bilked 700 investors urged an 11th Circuit panel Tuesday to overturn their convictions on the grounds that prosecutors at trial improperly decried jury instructions and brought up irrelevant claims of marijuana dealing.

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Prosecutor’s Campaigning During Trial Leads to Overturned Murder Conviction

An Arkansas man will be tried a fourth time for murder after the state’s high court on Thursday overturned his latest conviction because of the prosecutor’s campaign activities during trial, which it found to be an “abuse and exploitation of the judicial system.”

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Full 11th Circuit Asked to Revive Challenge to Epstein Plea Deal

Continuing a decade-long battle between federal prosecutors and victims of Jeffrey Epstein’s underage sex ring, an attorney for one victim asked the en banc 11th Circuit on Thursday for another chance to challenge a plea deal shielding the investment tycoon’s co-conspirators from criminal liability.

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