Kings County NY Innocence Report (426 Years)

This Report chronicles the first twenty-five wrongful convictions identified by my office’s Conviction Review Unit (“CRU”) since its inception in 2014. I have long been proud of the CRU—the anchor of my office’s Post-Conviction Justice Bureau—and the commitment to justice that it represents. I hope that this Report will be useful to colleagues around the...

Appeals Court Tells DOJ To Drop The Glomar

Appeals Court Tells DOJ To Drop The Glomar And Hand Over Records About Prosecutorial Misconduct To Requester A man convicted for fraud makes his second appearance in the Fourth Circuit Appeals Court. The first was an attempt to have his sentence vacated via complaints of prosecutorial misconduct. Gregory Bartko not only discovered a government witness…

Issues with U.S. Attorney’s Office – Kansas

UNITED STATES ATTORNEY’S OFFICE FOR THE DISTRICT OF KANSAS APPEARS TO BE SO INSECURE ABOUT ITS PROSECUTORIAL SKILLS THAT CLANDESTINE SURVEILLANCE IS NECESSARY A truly amazing and under-reported investigation of prosecutorial misconduct is unfolding in the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas being handled by Chief U.S. District Judge Julia A. Robinson. Judge…

Prosecutorial Misconduct Statistics

Recent Prosecutorial Misconduct Statistics The DOJ typically takes the position that some AUSA misconduct does occur within the criminal justice system, but it is infrequent and does not alter the outcome of convictions in the large percentage of cases. Some recent statistics from several authoritative sources will enable readers to draw their own conclusions on…