Michael Kielsky has stumbled across a very deep infiltration of the Church of Scientology into the criminal justice system that is very disturbing,... like his client has been trying to tell him. (More to come)
He railed against the US, helped scout out military installations for attack, offered to introduce his comrades to an arms dealer, and gave them a list of weapons he could procure, including machine guns and rocket-propelled grenades. These were not
[Washington Party] Attorney General Alberto Gonzales confidently deflected House Democrats' demands Thursday for details in the firings of U.S. attorneys, appearing ever more likely to survive accusations that the dismissals were politically moti
First, it's worth noting that today's success was due to intellience gathering and law-enforcement efforts -- the very techniques the Bush White House has consistently riduculed as ineffective in counterterrorism
Academy Award-winning filmmaker Michael Moore is under investigation by the US Treasury Dept for taking ailing Sept 11 rescue workers to Cuba for a segment in his upcoming health-care documentary "Sicko," the AP has learned.
The Justice Department investigation that criticized FBI agents for taking souvenirs from the World Trade Center site also found that Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld and a high-ranking FBI official kept items from the Sept. 11 attack scenes.
Prosecutors issued arrest warrants on Tuesday for eight former prison employees accused of abusing inmates, including forcing some to clean toilets with their tongues. The eight were among 13 prison employees who had already been fired from the 60
The 11-year-old boy was led from his school in handcuffs, held overnight in a juvenile detention center, and hauled into court in shackles and an orange prison jumpsuit. His crime? Missing a court date to testify as the victim of an assault.
(Don't mess with authoritieeeeeeee) A British civil servant and an aide to a legislator were convicted Wednesday of leaking a classified memo about a meeting between Prime Minister Tony Blair and President Bush in a breach of the Official Secret
A US judge has thrown out an indictment against Cuban Luis Posada Carriles, a former CIA contractor linked to the 1976 bombing of a Cuban airliner. Posada allegedly entered the US illegally in 2005, but charges were dismissed on Tuesday
Defense lawyers accused the U.S. government of trying to oust anyone with Muslim ties from the jury seated on Tuesday to try former "dirty bomber" suspect Jose Padilla and two other men on charges of supporting terrorism.
Six suspected Islamic radicals were detained on charges of plotting to attack the U.S. army base at Fort Dix in New Jersey with rocket-propelled grenades and automatic weapons.
A case of excessive police actions involving Alex Zivojinovich aka Alex Lifeson, the famed guitarist with the Canadian rock trio Rush.
Is there a First Amendment right to engage in espionage? Dorothy Rabinowitz seems to think so. Describing the actions of Steve Rosen and Keith Weissman, two former top officials of AIPAC, the premier Israel lobbying group
The indictment, which was unsealed Tuesday, says the company has long know its service was a tool for ID thieves, child pornographers, and other cybercrooks, but did little to stop them.
The Justice Dept cleared the way yesterday for a limited immunity deal between House investigators and Monica M. Goodling, a former top Justice aide who has refused to answer questions about her role in last year's firing of 8 U.S. attorneys.
[stacking the deck for justice] Many potential jurors in the Jose Padilla terrorism-support case say they aren't sure who directed the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks because they don't trust reporters or the federal government. "There are to
The FBI office in Miami has been quietly gathering evidence on a 1997 bombing that killed an Italian man at a Havana hotel, with agents traveling to the Cuban capital recently to see if they can link Cuban exile militant Luis Posada Carriles to the a
Senators subpoenaed Attorney General Alberto Gonzales on Wednesday, ordering him to provide all e-mails related to presidential advisier Karl Rove and the firings of eight federal prosecutors. "It is troubling that significant documents highly
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A secret court approved all but one of the government's requests last year to search or eavesdrop on suspected terrorists and spies. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court signed off on 2,176 warrants targeting people in the United States be
Jury selection in the José Padilla case is now under way in federal district court in Miami, but the trial is nothing more than a sham. Why? Because no matter how the jury rules, Padilla is almost certain to remain incarcerated for a long time.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein(D-CA) introduced legislation Monday that would close the US military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. "Guantanamo Bay has become a lightning rod for international condemnation," Feinstein said.
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales signed a highly confidential order in March 2006 delegating to two of his top aides -- who have since resigned because of the central roles in the firings of eight US attorneys -- extraordinary authority
For as long as anyone can remember, the cracked asphalt soccer field in the Roquete Pinto slum was off-limits to children - "reserved" by gangs selling marijuana and cocaine. Then, a few months ago, a mysterious squad of beefy men with sub
WHEREVER you live, you should be concerned about the no-knock police policy that the U.S. Supreme Court said in a 5-4 decision last June could help ensure police safety and minimize chances for suspects to destroy evidence.
Queensland, Australia's Chief Justice has indicated he supports a move towards majority verdicts.
For a limited time, you can download an MP3 version of this episode for free. In it, you will see Joseph Magulies, a lawyer for one of the detainees at Gitmo explain how the detention facility there was created to be an ideal interrogation facility.
Charges were dropped today against an aide to Sen. Jim Webb, D-Va., for carrying a loaded pistol and ammunition into a Senate office building last month. It's against the law in the District of Columbia to carry a handgun or concealed weapon with
A veteran Boston police officer is expected to resign from the force after pleading guilty yesterday to charges he shot a fellow cop during an off-duty argument about whether he was too drunk to drive, officials said.