Month: December 2009

DC Officer Charged with Murder in Robbery Gone Awry

DC police officer Reginald Jones (in red) was arraigned in Superior Court yesterday evening on a murder charge for his part in a robbery in which two men were shot and one died. Officer Jones was in his patrol car,

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DNA Clears Prisoner After 27 Years

While Donald Gates, convicted of the 1981 rape and murder of a university student, waited in an Arizona prison lawyers in a DC courtroom were asking a judge to release him. Gates’ conviction was based largely on the testimony of

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Supreme Court Hears Honest Services

Deputy Solicitor General Michael Dreeben faced an uphill battle yesterday as the Justices questioned the vagueness of the Honest Services Act that makes it a crime to “deprive another of the intangible right of honest services.” In response to Justice

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