MICHAEL R. SISAK / The Associated PressAug 27, 2018
"I should have been much clearer that I could not confirm the story," Lanny Davis says of his assertions his client could tell the special prosecutor the president had prior knowledge of 2016 Trump Tower meeting. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
TOM HAYS and LARRY NEUMEISTER / The Associated PressApr 16, 2018
The Fox News host says it’s no “big deal” that he consulted with the president's personal lawyer about his own legal affairs. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Thor Benson / TruthdigJan 7, 2016
Influenced by algorithms, judges who are racially biased might actually hand out milder sentences to minority defendants. But some experts worry that, in the big picture, an imperfect science may work against the accused. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Chris Hedges / TruthdigOct 6, 2014
The government campaign to imprison the few activist attorneys who defend those defined as America’s enemies is exemplified by the persecution of Stanley L. Cohen. Dig deeper ( 6 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMar 19, 2014
Richard Cisneros, owner of seven McDonald's franchises in Manhattan, is now obliged to pay nearly $500,000 to workers at his fast-food restaurants. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Chris Hedges / TruthdigFeb 10, 2014
The disbarring and imprisonment of Lynne Stewart, one of the nation’s most courageous civil rights lawyers, is a window into the collapse of our judiciary. Dig deeper ( 12 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigApr 20, 2012
It’s safe to assume that Big Brother would still have prevailed over Winston Smith had the ill-fated protagonist of George Orwell’s dystopian novel "1984" been helped by public defender Stephen Downs. But we have reason to believe that Downs, who represents Muslim activists in trials that amount to little more than terrorist witch hunts, would not have backed down.A New York attorney who represents Muslim activists in trials that amount to little more than terrorist witch hunts is our Truthdigger of the Week. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigApr 11, 2012
George Zimmerman's legal team decamped Tuesday, saying in a news conference that day that they had had trouble getting through to their client, first because he hadn't been taking their direction and then because he dropped out of contact with them as of last weekend. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 27, 2007
Add Karl Rove to the mix of White House bigwigs whose feet may be put to the fire by the Senate Judiciary Committee in relation to the U.S. attorney firing scandal, which has jeopardized Attorney General Alberto Gonzales (even though his cronies continue to support him). Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJun 13, 2007
An e-mail contained in a batch of documents released to the Senate on Tuesday exposed a searing rebuke from then-White House political affairs director Sara Taylor, who criticized Deputy Attorney General Paul McNulty for revealing that a U.S. attorney in Arkansas was fired to make room for a Karl Rove protege, not because of performance. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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