District Attorney http://wunc.org en Wake County District Attorney Steps Down After Nearly Three Decades http://wunc.org/post/wake-county-district-attorney-steps-down-after-nearly-three-decades <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">In his 27 years as Wake County’s District Attorney, <a href="http://web.co.wake.nc.us/districtattorney/about.htm">Colon Willoughby</a> has prosecuted everything from high-profile murder cases to corruption in state government. For Willoughby, integrity and impartiality are vital components of the role.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 16:48:13 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 31485 at http://wunc.org Wake County District Attorney Steps Down After Nearly Three Decades Eastern District U.S. Attorney Says There's No Evidence Withheld By His Office http://wunc.org/post/eastern-district-us-attorney-says-theres-no-evidence-withheld-his-office <p>The <a href="http://www.justice.gov/usao/nce/index.html">U.S. Attorney for North Carolina's Eastern District</a>, Thomas Walker, is promising to follow disclosure policies&nbsp; for defendants prosecuted by his office.&nbsp; The <a href="http://www.ca4.uscourts.gov/">4th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals</a> issued an opinion last week critical of three cases out of the Eastern district.<br><br>Circuit Judge Henry Floyd said judges found three instances of evidence being withheld from defendants.&nbsp; Walker says there was no intentional shielding of the facts in the case he oversaw, but he still takes the court's concerns seriously.<br><br> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 21:27:07 +0000 Gurnal Scott 21500 at http://wunc.org Eastern District U.S. Attorney Says There's No Evidence Withheld By His Office Durham District Attorney Removed http://wunc.org/post/durham-district-attorney-removed <p>A judge has permanently removed Durham's district attorney from her post.<br> Fri, 02 Mar 2012 20:00:00 +0000 Jessica Jones 3163 at http://wunc.org