Which side to take?: Aspiring lawyers ponder careers as prosecutors or defense attorneys

Christopher Darden and Johnnie Cochran who were a prosecutor and defense attorney during the famed O.J. Simpson murder trial exemplified the question of which side to take.

The late Johnnie L. Cochran, Jr. was at the time of his death one of the most respected and well-known American attorneys. As both a prosecutor and as a defense attorney, he succeeded in leaving … Read More

Career prosecutor poised to make history as L.A.’s first black, first woman D.A.

Jackie Lacey, Candidate for Los Angeles County District Attorney

Jackie Lacey is months away from potentially making history if she is elected The District Attorney of Los Angeles County, California. Victory on Nov. 6 would make her the first woman and the first African-American to be the county’s top prosecutor. Read More