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Fulton DA delivers fiery testimony against Trump, co-defendants quest to disqualify her

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis on Thursday fiercely defended herself against allegations of prosecutorial misconduct while she had a romantic relationship with the special prosecutor she appointed to oversee the 2020 presidential election interference case.

‘The need is great’ for money to pay public defenders, Shapiro says after proposing $10M increase

A year after taking the first steps to end Pennsylvania’s “shameful distinction” as one of only two states that did not pay for public defenders, Gov. Josh Shapiro and state lawmakers said Monday they would negotiate to make more money available for indigent defense.

Fetterman joins lawmakers’ letter urging DOJ to stop funding so-called ‘predictive’ policing tools

U.S. Sen John Fetterman (D-Pa.) was one of seven Democratic members of Congress to sign a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice calling on the agency to stop funding so-called “predictive” police software, much of which is widely considered inaccurate and, in many cases, discriminatory.

Prison sentence for Trump adviser Navarro gives new teeth to Congress as watchdog over the White House

Former Trump administration trade official Peter Navarro has been sentenced to four months behind bars for contempt of Congress. Navarro had refused to provide the House Jan. 6 committee with information it sought from him. He joins Steve Bannon as the first defendants in decades to be held criminally liable by the U.S. Department of Justice for refusing to provide information in response to congressional subpoenas.