The Las Vegas deputy district attorney who prosecuted Paris Hilton for cocaine possession was arrested over the weekend after allegedly buying a rock of cocaine, authorities said on Monday.
Adult Film Company Uses 'Reverse Class Action' Lawsuit to Ensnare More Defendants San Francisco - The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has asked an Illinois judge to quash subpoenas issued in a "reverse class action" lawsuit accusing thousands
The replacement of gold and silver with debt-based paper money is nothing short of legalized theft by the banking community on behalf and at the behest of the federal government. That's what makes the comments of U.S. Attorney Anne Tompkins so appall
Here is a thought experiment concerning two men who have issued money. One issued gold and silver coins that will today bring more in dollars than he charged for them. The other issued paper notes that are today worth but a fraction the gold or silve
DEDICATION This book is dedicated to Dick Viti, one of the few brave attorneys in America. Dick took personal action after he became aware of the issues outlined in this book. Dick was singled out, prosecuted and convicted for having the temerity to
Bernard von NotHaus, creator of the Liberty Dollar, was found guilty of making counterfeit coins and an intent to defraud. Sentencing will be held in several months. The jury reached its decision in less than 90 minutes.
Freedom of speech is no defense for a former nurse who engaged in "lethal advocacy" when he encouraged an English man and Canadian woman to kill themselves after searching for depressed people over the Internet, a Minnesota judge said in delivering a
Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, the first former detainee at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, to be tried in the civilian system, has avoided being sent to the so-called Supermax prison, where the nation’s most notorious terrorists are typically held, a Bureau of Priso
Is Donald Trump about to get Paul-verized? A month after the curiously coiffed mogul told the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington that Texas congressman Ron Paul has "zero chance" of being elected President, an avid Paul support
It's not just rare to have a crime lab implode, but unheard of. In Nassau County, the impact of incompetence and deceit that caused closure of the crime lab is just beginning to be felt. To some, it's a slap in the face. To others, it's a caress.
A semi-retired federal judge was sentenced on Friday to 30 days in prison for helping an exotic dancer buy illegal drugs, telling her "I'll watch your back any time." Jack Camp, 67, pleaded guilty in November to charges of aiding a felon's posses
"What did Crowley think, he asked, about Wikileaks? About 'torturing a prisoner in a military brig'?" Without pausing, Crowley said the way the Department of Defense was treating Pfc. Bradley Manning "is ridiculous and counterproductive and stupid."
March 10, 2011 – Trial Day 3 PROSECUTIONS CASE CONTINUES Witness #8 – Bryant Gunnerson, FBI Agent, Salt Lake City, Utah Did you conduct a search of the Sunshine Mint? Yes. On November 14 – 15, 2007. Was it conducted per a warrant? Yes. Accor
You may want to think twice the next time you share a link to your favorite video. In a case against a New York website owner, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is claiming that merely linking to copyrighted material is a crime.
After returning from lunch the prosecution had some issues it wanted sorted out before the jury was brought back in. Co chair Craig Randall spoke on their behalf.
Day Two - Part 1 United States v. Bernard von NotHaus
Day 2 of the Liberty Dollar Trial - Prosecution Questioning of FBI Agent Karen Walsh
Should a former attorney general be held personally liable for brazenly misusing the material witness statute when he was in office to hold an American man in brutal conditions on the pretext that he was a witness in a case in which he was never call
March 8, 2011 – Trial Day 1 Today began with a motion for continuance presented by the defense. On Thursday of last week the prosecution gave the defense typed transcripts of audio tapes they had provided to them in discovery previously. The motio
Monroe Co. Sheriff’s posed as a defense attorney to get incriminating information out of a suspect who was in jail on a host of charges, including drug distribution. They talked him into refusing to cooperate with his public defender and to plead gui
Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH) is today releasing letters from the Secretaries of the Defense and the Army that respond to repeated requests to visit with Private First Class (Pfc.) Bradley Manning, the soldier accused of leaking confidential mat
A lawyer for Pfc. Bradley Manning, the Army intelligence analyst accused of leaking secret government files to WikiLeaks, has complained that his client was stripped and left naked in his cell for seven hours on Wednesday.
Several Rastafarians and other inmates have been moved to a high-security prison as officials try to persuade them to cut their hair, which many refuse to do because it goes against their religious beliefs. Many inmates had spent more than a decade i
In Oregon, a 9-year-old girl was escorted from class to a school conference room, where a child-welfare caseworker and a police officer questioned her about whether her father had touched her inappropriately. After 2 hours of questioning, she finally
The Homeland Security Department this summer plans to begin testing a DNA analyzer that’s small enough to be easily portable and fast enough to return results in less than an hour.
The material witness law has existed in some form since 1789. But after Sept. 11, federal authorities began using it to seize someone suspected of ties to terrorism even when they had insufficient evidence to believe he had committed a crime.
"When he did make the admission on tape for us at the end of the day, it was quite apparent that he was remorseful in his actions," the Police Chief said. Helicopters, SWAT teams, and dogs searched for the gunman and a swath of the city was closed
Former Defense Sec.Rumsfeld is asking a federal judge in South Carolina to throw out a lawsuit filed by former enemy combatant [US citizen] Jose Padilla, who was [prolongly tortured] subjected to harsh interrogation tactics in a military prison.
The news brings almost routine stories about wrongfully convicted prisoners who are exonerated by DNA testing, but they often have traveled widely divergent paths to freedom. In some states, only prisoners facing execution have the right to DNA te
Everyone has a pretty good idea of what a criminal looks like right? When you take all of the societal biases out of the process, can you really tell who the car thief is? Or who committed a burglary or assaulted a police officer? How about securi