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Simon Maina/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Luis Moreno-Ocampo, center, the chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court, with President Mwai Kibaki, right, and Prime Minister Raila Odinga of Kenya during a news conference in Nairobi on Thursday. After months of stonewalling by Kenyan politicians, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court announced Thursday that crimes against humanity had been committed during the postelection period and that he would seek a formal investigation into them.

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Instructions Understand the requirements of where you live. In Australia, not unlike the U. S. and Canada, the country is made of states each of which houses its own law society and bar admissions administrations. They are indeed all separate and admissions are conducted separately, however, generally, admission to one law society will make it easy to obtain what is called a "practicing certificate" in another jurisdiction.

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FAQs How can I become an Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney? Each of Kentucky's judicial Circuits elects a Commonwealth's Attorney every six years. Depending on staffing needs and budgets, the elected Commonwealth's Attorney may hire Assistant Commonwealth's Attorneys. Rural circuits (consisting of several counties) may have only a few Assistants, while larger circuits will have many Assistants.

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Instructions Complete a four-year college degree culminating in a bachelor's degree. Your undergraduate degree may be in any field you choose; however, common undergraduate majors for future criminal law attorneys include criminal justice, political science and philosophy. Prepare for, and take, the Law School Admission Test. Law schools rely heavily on your LSAT score when making admissions decisions.

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Photo By Cody Duty/HCHRON A poster depicting different aspects of the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas is seen during a press conference at the US Attorney's office Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, in Houston. Officials spoke about the arrest of dozens of Texas members of the white supremacist Aryan Brotherhood gang on federal racketeering charges for crimes including murder, kidnapping, arson, gambling and trafficking in methamphetamine and cocaine.

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Hendricks County Deputy Prosecutor Rhett Stuard has announced that he will run for Hendricks County Superior Court 2 Judge in the 2014 Republican primary election. That seat is currently held by Judge David Coleman, who plans to retire at the end of his current term. In addition, the Rhett Stuard for Judge Committee has filed campaign committee paperwork with the Hendricks County Voter Registration Office.

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Prosecutor prepares for commonwealth's attorney position in January Young, who ran uncontested, takes office in January. Commonwealth’s Attorney Chris Shaw is leaving the position in December after two six-year terms. “If I’m a private attorney, I really can’t do anything as it relates to the commonwealth or county cases,” Young said about his transition into the County Attorney’s Office.

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Family of Fairfield man wants federal investigation Authorities say a man brandishing a gun inside a Walmart store was shot to death by police Tuesday night, but a state official says the gun was an air rifle. Mike DeWine said Hamilton County Assistant Prosecutor Mark Piepmeier will take the John Crawford III case to a special grand jury Sept. 22. It was originally to be next week, but DeWine said the paperwork can't be completed in time.

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RGJ file photo of Sue Fahami, assistant U. S. attorney. (Photo: RGJ) Buy Photo Publish date: Jan 17, 2013 A former Reno firearms agent told the Justice Department's Office of the Inspector General in a whistle-blower complaint that a lawyer with the Reno U. S. Attorney's office lied to two federal judges during a yearlong rift between the two agencies. The agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, whose name is blacked out on the complaint, also said federal prosecutors in Reno "have engaged in unprofessional conduct and misled federal judges and other law enforcement agencies" during the breakdown in communications.

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Learn something new every day More Info. by email A federal prosecutor, also known as a United States Attorney. works for the US government and prosecutes or defends court cases on its behalf. They operate as part of the US Department of Justice and try cases in the federal district courts and courts of appeal. There is one federal prosecutor assigned to each judicial court district throughout the US and its territories.

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