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Chesa Boudin is a public defender whose progressive platform includes closing jails.
The defeat for Cabán is a disappointment for the city's rising left, but activists reveled in the progress they made.
Coffee County District Attorney Craig Northcott has refused calls to resign or apologize.
“I am never going to enforce a law that’s unconstitutional," said David Cooke, chief prosecutor in Macon, Georgia.
The star NFL receiver was suspended on Friday after an audio recording of his fiancee alleging child abuse was released.
The senator has often said her district attorney's office never jailed parents of truant kids. But she left out some context during a 2020 candidate town hall.
Baer has been on leave from the Giants since his physical altercation with his wife earlier this month.
"When black people win, the history of this country has been that all of us win," the Color Of Change leader says.
Reformer Rachael Rollins would be the first woman of color to serve as Suffolk County's district attorney.
“New York will be the first state to show it will no longer tolerate the unethical and immoral actions of District Attorneys who abuse their enormous power in the criminal justice system."
In a remarkable win for reformers, Wesley Bell, a city council member in Ferguson, Missouri, upset Robert McCulloch in Tuesday’s Democratic primary.
But the movement to oust hardline prosecutors did score some wins Tuesday night.
An informant scheme linked to Tony Raukauckas’ office has left Orange County's criminal justice system in crisis.
Progressives are hoping for big wins in several key district attorney races in California's primary election.
“The dual mission of the Manhattan D.A.’s Office is a safer New York and a more equal justice system,” said District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr.
The Missouri governor’s lawyers accuse St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner of misconduct in the felony case.
St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner took the action after the defense requested to put her on the stand.
If they succeed, the liberal billionaire and political action committees could change how the law is enforced in America.
Progressives spent millions to challenge local prosecutors around the country who are maintaining the status quo.
Armor Correctional Health Services personnel allegedly falsified medical records in connection with a "profound dehydration" death.