Biden taps corruption prosecutor to run office taking Capitol rioters to trial

President Joe Biden on Monday nominated eight new U.S. attorney positions across the country, including in the office overseeing the prosecutions of hundreds of defendants charged in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol. Among the nominees announced Monday is Matthew Graves, a former fraud and public corruption prosecutor in the U.S. attorney´s office in … Read more

Britney Spears secures former federal prosecutor Mathew Rosengart as her new attorney

Britney Spears has reportedly secured the lawyer she wanted to represent her in her conservatorship case. Last week the 39-year-old signed a legal document to request to hire high-profile attorney Mathew Rosengart to take over her case, after her longtime court-appointed attorney Samuel Ingham resigned. It’s now being reported that Rosengart has agreed to represent … Read more

Top prosecutor warns victims of abuse are more in danger since Tier 4 curbs were brought in 

Domestic violence cases could spiral this Christmas as the country hunkers down, the Director of Public Prosecutions has warned. Max Hill QC said Tier Four restrictions and limits on visiting family and friends will bring ‘further jeopardy to those suffering abuse’ after a year in which offences have surged. It comes as research out today suggests … Read more

Dominic Cummings should face prosecution for breaking lockdown, says former top prosecutor 

Prosecutor who lost brother to COVID compiles dossier of evidence ‘showing Dominic Cummings should face prosecution for breaking lockdown laws and perverting the course of justice’ Nazir Afzal  submitted  evidence to suggest Dominic Cummings may have lied  The evidence relates to the chief aide’s controversial trip in April to Durham Mr Afzal’s dossier is based … Read more

Greek prosecutor tells Harry Maguire to reveal video of Mykonos arrest

A Greek prosecutor has urged ‘arrogant’ Manchester United captain Harry Maguire to ‘show us the video’ that the footballer says will prove his innocence.  Maguire is appealing his conviction and suspended prison sentence after he was found guilty of assault during a brawl on the island of Myknonos last month.   Ioannis Paradissis said the England … Read more

Greek prosecutor urges Harry Maguire to apologise after Greece brawl

A prosecutor representing the Greek policemen Harry Maguire was found guilty of attacking has said the footballer’s conviction could be overturned if he apologises. Yoannis Paradissis also claimed the Manchester United captain’s 20-year-old sister Daisy said nothing about being drugged by Albanians when interviewed by police. A key part of Maguire’s defence was that he, … Read more

Former CPS chief prosecutor urges Scotland Yard to ‘thoroughly’ investigate Dominic Cummings’ trip

Former CPS chief prosecutor Nazir Afzal urges Scotland Yard to ‘thoroughly’ investigate Dominic Cummings’ trip from London to Durham Lawyers for Afzal written to Met chief Cressida Dick, Jo Farrell and Max Hill QC He called for ‘thorough investigation’ into 264-mile journey made by Cummings Letters describe investigation by Durham Police as ‘short, narrow and limited’  By George … Read more

St Louis prosecutor considers charges against lawyer couple who brandished firearms at protesters

The leading St. Louis city prosecutor is considering pressing charges against a Missouri lawyer couple after they were seen brandishing guns at protesters outside their $1.15million mansion.  Mark McCloskey, 63, and his wife Patricia McCloskey, 61, were seen in multiple videos and photos on Sunday evening touting an AR-15 rifle and a handgun as protesters marched.  … Read more

German Maddie McCann prosecutor says Portuguese police ‘still think her parents are responsible’

German Maddie McCann prosecutor says Portuguese police ‘still think her parents are responsible’ as he slams the ‘cumbersome’ working relationship with them Hans Christian Wolters said working with Portuguese police is ‘cumbersome’ He added that they have different ideas of what happened to the British toddler Mr Wolters said the authorities have ‘evidence’ that the … Read more

Caroline Flack’s mother slams prosecutor who said it was right to pursue domestic violence case

Caroline Flack’s mother, Christine, has slammed the law chief who insists he was right to prosecute the TV star, saying: ‘Why can’t you let my beautiful daughter rest in peace?’  Love Island host Caroline, 40, took her own life in January hours after learning that lawyers were pressing ahead with an assault charge against her … Read more