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Benjamin Wagner

Eric McDavid Deserves Answers From Federal Officials Who Kept Information From Him at Trial

Ben Rosenfeld | Posted 03.25.2015 | Politics
Ben Rosenfeld

The U.S. Attorneys who negotiated Mr. McDavid's release are not responsible for his entrapment or unfair prosecution. They inherited the case after the fact and acted honorably by helping to correct a grievous injustice. But they need to stop vouching for their predecessors and start conducting an inquiry.

Ryan Grim

One Federal Prosecutor's Crusade Against A Low-Level, Legal-Pot Worker | Ryan Grim | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the White House revised its position on marijuana policy, U.S. Attorney Benjamin Wagner, an Obama appointee, relied on an evolving ra...

Ryan J. Reilly

The Feds Toss A Pot Shop Worker In Prison, But They Think He's Got A Bright Future | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The efforts of Justice Department prosecutors may be sending former pot shop worker Robert Duncan to prison for two years, but they want...

Ryan J. Reilly

Wife Of Medical Marijuana Provider Asks Obama To End Family's 'Nightmare' | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The wife of a California medical marijuana provider who is facing 10 years in prison after being indicted by federal authorities last ye...

Lucia Graves

Medical Marijuana Crackdown By Feds Forces Hundreds of California Shops To Close | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.07.2011 | San Francisco

WASHINGTON -- Medical marijuana dispensaries are shutting their doors in California. Even in the weed haven of San Francisco, three of the best-kno...

Mr. Rogers' 'Digital' Neighborhood

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

"You Are Special" Mr. Rogers told me through the TV set. And a generation of children took his kind, supportive message to hear.