Chelsea Manning Jailed In Protest

Chelsea Manning is not accused of committing any new crime. But she is now a prisoner of the U.S. government once again and may remain one for up to 18 months. After resisting questions by prosecutors during a secret hearing related to crimes for which she already served seven years in military prison, Manning was […]

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Chelsea Manning Virginia

According to Reuters.com, “Chelsea Manning speaks at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, U.S., March 13, 2018. Manning is expected to return to the courthouse in Alexandria on Wednesday, according to Chelsea Resists!, a group that supports her.” Manning was unfortunately convicted by court-martial in 2013 for espionage and other crimes. Apparently, she […]

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Grand Jury Reportedly Hearing Evidence That Ryan Zinke Lied to Federal Investigators

According to a report by the Washington Post, prosecutors are currently showing evidence to a grand jury that former Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke lied to federal investigators looking into his handling of commercial casino petitions by the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes. Prosecutors reportedly believe that Zinke lied to the agency’s inspector general […]

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Mueller Seeks Tough Sentence For Manafort

(Reuters) – Prosecutors for Special Counsel Robert Mueller urged a federal judge in Virginia on Friday to impose a strict prison sentence for President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort, after a jury last year convicted him on eight counts of bank and tax fraud. District Court in Washington, June 15, 2018. Friday’s court […]

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Ghosn Gets Sick In Jail

TOKYO — After spending more than a month in a prison room in Tokyo, Carlos Ghosn has developed a fever, prompting the Japanese authorities to stop interrogating the former Nissan chairman. A doctor is attending to Ghosn who is tired from the long detention and interrogations, said his lawyer, Motonari Otsuru. Japanese prosecutors plan to […]

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Boston Bomber Appeals Conviction

Boston Bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is trying to get his conviction thrown out. Tsarnaev claims that he did not get a fair trial in Boston. Newser reports his attorneys don’t deny their client was behind the “heinous” 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. In an 1,100 page brief his lawyers argue “this case should not have been tried […]

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Carlos Ghosn Challenging Rearrest Charges

TOKYO — Carlos Ghosn’s lawyer challenged allegations by prosecutors that the former Nissan Motor Co. chairman transferred personal financial losses to the automaker. Motonari Otsuru, the main lawyer representing Ghosn, said in a written statement that the actions did not constitute a breach of trust and the $14.7 million payments from 2009 to 2012 were […]

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Is Trump Already Indicted?

Paul Callan is a CNN legal analyst, the opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. Last week the nation witnessed a courtroom spectacle that included President Trump’s former personal lawyer and “fixer,” Michael Cohen, begging for mercy at a sentencing hearing while his daughter watched, a crutch at her side. The circumstances surrounding Cohen’s […]

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Mueller Says Manafort Lied To Investigators

FILE PHOTO: Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort arrives for arraignment on a third superseding indictment against him by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on charges of witness tampering, at U.S. District Court in Washington, U.S. President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort lied to federal investigators about a payment and contacts with Trump administration […]

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Jury Chosen For El Chapo’s Trial

According to Reuters, a jury has been chosen for the trial of Joaquin Guzman. The twelve member jury is comprised of seven women and five men, including three immigrants. Almost all of the jurors have heard of the defendant, the infamous leader of Mexico’s Sinaloa Cartel, but they said the will remain impartial. The 61-year-old […]

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