Prosecutorial Misconduct
Professor James R. Elkins College of Law
West Virginia University|Spring|2012|



Assignments Archive


John Kroger's Book

Internet Resources

Course Evaluation

Supplemental Resources to Use in Reading
the California Report, "Preventable Error"

Commentary on "Preventable Error"

Anderson Cooper, CNN
YouTube video [6:34 mins.]

Failure of the States to Sanction Proseuctors for Misconduct

Rare Proceedings by States Against Prosecutor's for Misconduct
USA Today
, Dec.8, 2010

Harmless Error Doctrine

Harmless Error

Prosecutor's Immunity

Prosecutor's Immunity from Civil Liability for Misconduct
[article titled, "The Myth of Prosecutorial Accountability After Connick v. Thompson: Why Existing Professional Responsibility Measures Cannot Protect Against Prosecutorial Misconduct"] [short version]

Prosecuting offices' immunity tested
USA Today

Justices weigh lawsuits against prosecutors

USA Today

Can Prosecutors Be Sued By People They Framed?

Nina Totenberg, NPR [Audio]