Pros­e­cut­ing Attor­neys’ Coun­cil head to serve as pros­e­cu­tor in Burt Jones case

Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council head to serve as prosecutor in Burt Jones case

(The Cen­ter Square) — The head of the state prosecutor’s coun­cil or “his designee” will act as a stand-in dis­trict attor­ney in Ful­ton Coun­ty for a case involv­ing Lt. Gov­er­nor Burt Jones.
Peter J. Skan­dalakis, the exec­u­tive direc­tor of the Pros­e­cut­ing Attor­neys’ Coun­cil of Geor­gia, or his designee, will act as the Atlanta Judi­cial Circuit’s dis­trict attor­ney pro tem­pore in the place of Dis­trict Attor­ney Fani Willis. Under state law, the coun­cil can appoint a pros­e­cu­tor if a local dis­trict attor­ney is barred from pros­e­cut­ing a case.
“In accor­dance with State Bar Rule 3.8 Spe­cial Respon­si­bil­i­ties of a Pros­e­cu­tor and pend­ing lit­i­ga­tion, no fur­ther com­ment …