Panel On Prosecutorial Discretion In Political Cases, Organized by Searby LLP, Draws Intense Discussion, NPR Coverage

On March 14, 2019, Searby LLP and Washington College of Law co-hosted a panel attended by leading members of the white collar bar in which speakers Abbe Lowell, Bob Bennett, Rob Cary, Mary Pat Brown, and US District Judge Peter Messitte discussed the topic “Prosecutorial Discretion, Neutrality & Ethics In an Age of Politicization.” Prof. Nancy Boswell of WCL introduced the panel, and Edmund Searby moderated the discussion. National Public Radio’s Justice Department correspondent Carrie Johnson, in attendance, reported at length on the panelists’ remarks in the story linked below.


Panel to discuss prosecutorial discretion, moderated by Ned Searby

On March 14, 2019, Searby LLP and American University’s Washington College of Law will host a panel of eminent DC legal figures, to include Bob Bennett (Schertler & Onorato), Rob Cary (Williams & Connolly), US Attorney for the District of Columbia Jessie Liu, Abbe Lowell (Winston & Strawn), and Judge Peter Messitte of the US District Court for the District of Maryland. The panel, moderated by Ned Searby, will discuss “Prosecutorial Discretion In an Age of Politicization.” For information, contact

Bruce Searby to train Peruvian anti-corruption judges and other members of the justice sector.

As part of the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative, Bruce Searby will lead three days of training in Lima, Peru from May 30 to June 1, 2018 in a program entitled "Specialized Workshop on Crimes against Public Administration - Corruption of Officials."  The program is for the benefit of Peru's special anti-corruption judges, as well as prosecutors, police, and defense attorneys.