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

by Fulton Watch News Feed

(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.

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