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Are there constitutional (and ethical) issues raised by allowing the family of murder victims to hire lawyers to assist prosecutors as "associate attorneys" in capital prosecution?

The question in the title of this post is prompted by this very interesting local article from Kansas headlined "Despite doubts, judge allows private prosecutors in case of two slain deputies."  Here is the story, with one particular line emphasized: Over the objections of defense lawyers, and despite his own misgivings, a Wyandotte County judge said Wednesday he must allow private attorneys to assist in the prosecution of a man charged with killing two sheriff’s deputies. Antoine Fielder, 30, ...
Tags: Law, Kansas, Baths, Kansas Supreme Court, DuPree, Wyandotte County, Douglas A Berman, Rohrer, Mark Dupree, Theresa King, Patrick Rohrer, Antoine Fielder, Tom Bath, Tricia Bath Because Fielder, Kansas Death Penalty Defense Unit, Jeff Dazey


2 Kansas deputies slain in courthouse shooting to be buried

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Mourners are gathering to remember two Kansas sheriff’s deputies who were shot and killed by an inmate while transporting him between the courthouse and jail. Wyandotte County deputies Theresa King and Patrick Rohrer will be buried Thursday following a joint service at 9 a.m. at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas […]
Tags: News, Ap, Kansas, Wyandotte County, Kansas City Kan, Nation & World, Mercy Park, Theresa King, Patrick Rohrer


Kansas police duo shot dead by prisoner on journey between court and jail

Officials said inmate may have used one of officers’ own guns to shoot Theresa King and Patrick Rohrer during a struggleTwo Kansas sheriff’s deputies who were shot and killed by an inmate while transporting him between the courthouse and jail were both parents, authorities said on Saturday. The inmate, whose name was not immediately released, shot Wyandotte county deputies Theresa King and Patrick Rohrer on Friday in a gated area behind the county courthouse. He may have used one of the deputies...
Tags: World news, US news, Kansas, US crime, Theresa King, Patrick Rohrer


2 Deputies in Kansas Are Fatally Shot While Transporting Inmates

Officials said they believe the deputies were shot with one of their own firearms. The suspect, who was also shot, was hospitalized.
Tags: News, Kansas, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Attacks on Police, Theresa King, Patrick Rohrer, Kansas City (Kan, Wyandotte County Sheriffs Office