Odell Horton (1929-2006) was the first African American United States federal judge and first US assistant district attorney in Tennessee. He received a B.A. from Morehouse College in 1951 and received an LL.B. from Howard University School of Law in 1956. He was an assistant U.S. Attorney of the Western District of Tennessee from 1962 to 1968. He was a judge on the Shelby County Criminal Court, Tennessee from 1969 to 1970. He was President of Lemoyne-Owen College from 1970 to 1974.
"Capt. Norman Grodi, who oversees the Raleigh Police Department Family Violence Intervention Unit, said that as of press time, there were 16 homicides total in Raleigh this year. Of the five domestic-violence-related killings, three were between partners or ex-partners, and two were adults causing the death of a child."
Benjamin Stone is an Executive Assistant District Attorney on Law& Order. Stone worked under Alfred Wentworth (in the intended pilot episode) and Adam Schiff. It was Schiff with whom he is closest, treating him as a kind of surrogate father (his own father having been an overbearing alcoholic, as revealed in the episode "Prescription for Death".) Stone is divorced and has a son named Peter, who is the Deputy Chief of the Special Prosecutions Bureau in Chicago, and a daughter.
On June 3, 1898, James Fleming Parker became the last man hanged at the Courthouse Plaza in Prescott, Arizona. The train robber was in the Yavapai County Jail when he shot and killed Assistant District Attorney Erasmus Lee Norris during an escape attempt, a crime that sent him to the scaffold. – Courtesy Sharlot Hall Museum –
SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina district attorney says two assistant prosecutors no longer work for him amid charges they sabotaged investigations into abuse in their secretive religious sect. District Attorney…
"Wallace Bradsher is district attorney for Person and Caswell counties. Craig Blitzer is district attorney for Rockingham County....and triple damages allowed under the state Whistleblower Act. Bradsher, Blitzer, their wives, District Judge John Hoyte Stultz III, who previously worked as an assistant district attorney in Bradsher's office, and two other staffers in Bradsher's office were named as defendants in the lawsuit."