Posts by Lady Justice

Narrow Minded Prosecutors and Malicious Prosecution

It was March 2006. Kerry Sutton, a defense attorney in Durham, North Carolina, was discussing whether she would be willing to defend Richard Zash’s son, Matt. He and several other white players were facing shocking allegations: that they had together raped a black woman named Crystal Mangum at a party hosted by the Duke lacrosse team at…

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Gregory Justis presents internet crime training

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Gregory Justis, the Charlevoix County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, will present two state-wide seminars on internet crime and as a part of the Prosecuting Attorneys Association of Michigan’s annual training program for prosecutors and prosecutor-based victim advocates. Justis, who specializes in prosecuting domestic violence cases, will focus on internet crimes that occur when intimate relationships are…

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Prosecutor hires new domestic violence prosecutor

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The Charlevoix County Prosecuting Attorney Allen Telgenhof announced Wednesday that he has selected Gregory G. Justis of Petoskey to serve as special assistant prosecuting attorney for his office, with a focus on domestic violence prosecutions. The position, as an independent contractor paying $2,500 per month, was approved by the Charlevoix County Board of Commissioners on…

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Perjury

Sworn testimony and signed documents play a critical role in the judicial system and carry a lot of weight in the decisions made by juries and judges . Any and all statements given under oath and certain legal documents are presumed to be truthful, or at least made in good faith. But how do we…

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