Sunday, January 17, 2010

The power of subpoena for the Chief State's Attorney

For several years,* I've been advocating for the state to return the power of subpoena to the Chief State's Attorney. I continued making this point at the January 12 Council meeting. The Herald's Josh Morgan reported on the Council's wish list for our legislative delegation:

White added one item and hoped to see the chief state’s attorney’s office obtain subpoena power during investigation. White felt this was the best way to fight public corruption in the state by giving that office “more authority.”

Tim White

* See some examples from June 2007, December 2007, October 2008 and December 2008.

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