A federal prosecutor overseeing criminal cases on a suspended law license does not strip a district court judge of jurisdiction over a trial, the U.S. Justice Department told the U.S. Supreme Court.
Criminal defendants do not have “‘a constitutional right to a properly licensed prosecutor,’” U.S. Solicitor General Noel Francisco, quoting a North Carolina district court judge, told the justices in the case Mendez v. United States.
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