NY Lawmaker Floats Commission To Investigate Prosecutors
By Pete Brush
Law360, New York (September 27, 2013, 3:26 PM EDT) -- A state lawmaker from Brooklyn, N.Y., floated a bill Friday to create a panel to investigate prosecutors who run afoul of the law, with the power to strip them of their jobs — legislation that comes amid tension between the Legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo on efforts to combat public corruption.
Brooklyn Democrat N. Nick Perry's legislation, parked Friday in the New York State Assembly's Judiciary Committee, would create a state commission on prosecutorial conduct whose 11 members would be chosen by the governor, the majority...