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American lawyer Michael Garcia resigns as FIFA prosecutor in World Cup bid process

...Garcia before electing a new ethics prosecutor in Zurich next May.Since Garcia and...September, clear splits emerged between the prosecutor and the judge. Eckert has seemed closer...deputy, Zurich-based former public prosecutor Cornel Borbely.Germany great Franz...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-12-17/american-lawyer-mich
Lexington County Council to discuss removing indicted ex-Sheriff Metts' name from building

...42 years before his indictment during the summer. Prosecutors said he hindered the possible deportation of workers...restaurant.The former sheriff reached a deal with prosecutors this month to plead guilty and be sentenced to three...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-20/lexington-county-council-disc
Rants & Raves

...pay them big bucks to look after our elderly people. Be careful. They are just like little children in daycare. AFTER THE PROSECUTOR explained everything so well, the people are still lighting fires and committing violence. Put all those protesters into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-16/rants-raves
Judge throws out 1944 murder conviction that resulted in execution of 14-year-old in SC

...an example of how a black person could be railroaded by a justice system during the Jim Crow era where the investigators, prosecutors and juries were all white.The case received renewed attention because of a crusade by textile inspector and school board...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-17/judge-throws-out-1944-
FIFA prosecutor has difficult decision regarding summary

...difficult decision after FIFA released a summary of his investigation into World Cup bidding that the former U.S. federal prosecutor calls "incomplete and erroneous."Garcia was brought on because of his clean reputation as a serious investigator. But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-11-17/fifa-prosecutor-has-
Legal community weighs in on grand jury process

...also a former prosecutor two decades ago, said the sway prosecutors have over grand...What and how a prosecutor presents cases...debated among prosecutors, said Wright...attorneys.A prosecutor is not supposed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-13/legal-community-weighs
South Carolina sheriff to plead guilty in bribery case

...plead guilty in a bribery case where prosecutors said he took an envelope of cash to...deal, Metts' attorneys and federal prosecutors agree Metts should serve three years...000 in public money for personal use.Prosecutors said Metts was part of a scheme that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-16/south-carolina-sheriff
Judge: South Carolina mom who drove kids into ocean was insane

...a Florida judge determined Friday.Prosecutors, in turn, dropped three attempted...this type of hearing.The deal between prosecutors and Wilkerson's attorneys was reached this week after a psychologist hired by prosecutors agreed with a defense psychologist that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-12/judge-south-carolina-m
Adrian Peterson's appeal of suspension denied by NFL-appointed arbitrator

...this season.Arians would not specify what the injury is but multiple reports said Stanton has a sprained knee. COURTS: Prosecutors in a murder case against Aaron Hernandez won't be allowed to tell a jury about two other killings with which the ex-New...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-12/adrian-petersons-appeal-suspe
Ga. corrections officers sentenced for beatings

ATLANTA - Federal prosecutors say three former corrections officials...inmate and conspiring to cover it up. Prosecutors say former Macon State Prison officers...to write false reports about it. Prosecutors say Hall was sentenced to 72 months...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-05/ga-corrections-officers-sent