Discrimination Lawsuit Against St. Louis County Prosecutor Wesley Bell Delayed Until Next Year, Amid Congressional Run

CLAYTON, Mo. – The much-anticipated discrimination lawsuit trial against St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell has been postponed until next year. The trial, which was originally scheduled to begin on Monday, will now take place on January 27, according to St. Louis County Circuit Judge Bruce Hilton. The delay comes after lawyers Jerome Dobson and Gregory Rich, representing Susan Petersen, a former longtime prosecutor who was fired by Bell in October 2019, requested more time. Petersen filed the lawsuit in October 2020, claiming that she worked in the prosecutor’s office for 21 years before … Read more

Trump’s Classified Document Case Faces Lengthy Battle as Judge and Prosecutor Clash

Miami, Florida – The judge and prosecutor in the classified document case involving former President Donald Trump are once again at odds, highlighting the ongoing conflicts plaguing the high-profile trial. U.S. District Judge Aileen Cannon recently rejected Trump’s attempt to dismiss charges related to hoarding classified documents, siding with Justice Department special counsel Jack Smith. However, Cannon’s refusal to finalize jury instructions before the defense presents its case has sparked a new dispute. Smith has threatened to appeal Cannon’s proposed instructions, claiming they are biased in favor of Trump. This clash is just the latest … Read more

Jennifer Crumbley Requests House Arrest instead of Prison Sentence as Threats Against Prosecutor Surface

PONTIAC, Mich. – Jennifer Crumbley, the defendant in the Oxford High School shooting case, has requested house arrest instead of a prison sentence. The prosecutor’s office revealed that if given this punishment, Jennifer would live in her lawyer’s guest house. Oakland County Assistant Prosecutor Marc Keast detailed this request in a recent sentencing memo. Keast argued that such a sentence would be inadequate given the severity of the tragedy caused by Jennifer’s negligence. According to the memo, Jennifer’s attorney, Shannon Smith, is advocating for her release on a tether and for her to reside in … Read more

Former Prosecutor Preet Bharara Claims N.Y. Jury Is Not Buying Trump as a ‘Sympathetic Character’ in Latest Trial

NEW YORK (AP) — A former prosecutor, Preet Bharara, stated that the jury for former President Donald Trump’s trial will not view him as a “sympathetic character.” Bharara’s remark comes as Trump’s impeachment trial is set to begin in the Senate this week. Bharara, who previously served as the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, indicated that public sympathy for Trump is unlikely to sway the jurors. He pointed out that the impeachment process is distinct from a criminal trial, and the jury’s task is to judge whether Trump should be convicted … Read more