Posts Tagged ‘office of the attorney general’

Flawed MPD Database Triggers Massive Review of Criminal Cases

A major database problem could go back years.

Appeals Court Won’t Move Attorney General Election From 2014

It looks like the long legal fight over the District's first elected attorney general is finally over. The District's Court of Appeals refused today to review an earlier appeals ruling that went in favor of attorney general candidate Paul Zukerberg.
The ruling against District attorney general Irv Nathan means that the election will have to take place either this [...]

Marijuana Activists Withdraw Their Referendum for Now

Facing opposition from the District's attorney general, supporters of a referendum to decriminalize marijuana withdrew their proposed ballot initiative today. But according to Adam Eidinger, one of the referendum's backers, that was all part of the plan.
The initiative includes language offering drug treatment and awareness. That runs afoul of the District's prohibition on referendums appropriating city [...]

Judge Blasts “Oblivious” Office of the Attorney General

A Superior Court judge has trouble trusting the District's Office of the Attorney General to prosecute its cases fairly, according to a stinging court order issued earlier this month.
The order from Judge Stuart G. Nash aims to put an end to the attorney general's case against John Barbusin, an sergeant in the District's Protective Services Police Department who [...]