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U.S. Attorney General Announces Continued U.S. Funding of Law Enforcement Efforts at 3rd Ministerial of Northern Triangle Attorneys General, as Guatemala Prepares to Abolish Anti-Corruption Prosecutor

On May 16, 2019, U.S. Attorney General William P. Barr, during the 3rd Ministerial of the Northern Triangle Attorneys General announced that, as part of a coordinated law enforcement action known as Operation Regional Shield,President Trump has approved continued funding … Continue reading

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WELL: AP source: Prosecutor to examine Russia probe origins. Attorney General William Barr ha…

WELL: AP source: Prosecutor to examine Russia probe origins. Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection involving the Trump campaign was “lawful and appropriate,” a … Continue reading

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U.S. Revokes Entry Visa for ICC Prosecutor over Afghanistan Row

On March 15, 2019, the IELR Blog detailed how the Trump administration pledged to block the entry of International Criminal Court (ICC) officials seeking to investigate U.S. personnel. On April 5, the Trump administration kept their word, revoking the visa … Continue reading

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Prosecutor races in Northern Virginia will mean real reform or little change

Prosecutor elections in Virginia may not be seen by enough voters to be as serious as they are. As a Virginia criminal lawyer, I know that awesome powers rest in prosecutors to decide whether to prosecute or not, agreeing to … Continue reading

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In Virginia city, local judges refuse to allow prosecutor to drop marijuana charges

As reported in this local article, headlined "Norfolk judges unite to block prosecutor from dropping marijuana cases," a fascinating tussle has broken out as an elected prosecutor tries to move away from criminally prosecuting marijuana offenders. Here are the details: … Continue reading

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