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Microsoft Names Satya Nadella As Its Next CEO

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 02.04.2014 | Technology

Satya Nadella has been named as Microsoft's new CEO, the company officially announced on Tuesday. Nadella has worked for Microsoft for 22 years, and w...

Microsoft Will Name Its Next CEO: Reports

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.30.2014 | Technology

Microsoft has decided that its next CEO will be Satya Nadella, an executive vice president at Microsoft and longtime employee at the ailing software m...

Radley Balko

The Untouchables: America's Misbehaving Prosecutors, And The System That Protects Them

HuffingtonPost.com | Radley Balko | Posted 08.05.2013 | Politics

NEW ORLEANS -- Some questions seem particularly prone to set John Thompson off. Here's one he gets a lot: Have the prosecutors who sent him to death r...

This Week In Huffington Magazine

Arianna Huffington | Posted 10.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Arianna Huffington

As chief medical officer Ashley Anderson Jr. puts it: "a healthy workforce is a productive workforce."

John Rudolf

Supreme Court Overturns Quintuple Murder Conviction For Juan Smith

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 01.10.2012 | Crime

A Louisiana man convicted of killing five people during an armed robbery will get a new trial after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that prosecut...

Why Should a Person Wrongly Convicted Be Required To Sue For Compensation?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 06.11.2011 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

Why should a person who has been wrongly convicted, declared innocent, acquitted and exonerated have to prove anything in order to be compensated? Every state should have mandatory compensation in all such cases.

A Supreme Miscalculation: High Court Should Revisit Prosecutorial Immunity

Locke Bowman | Posted 06.05.2011 | Chicago
Locke Bowman

John Thompson has lived through more ups and downs than most of us will. In April 1985, he was convicted of an armed robbery he did not commit and sentenced to 49 and one half years in prison.

Cruel But Not Unusual: Clarence Thomas Writes Of One Meanest Supreme Court Decisions Ever

Slate | Dahlia Lithwick | Posted 06.04.2011 | Politics

Clarence Thomas writes one of the meanest Supreme Court decisions ever....

Cops Are Stupid, But Prosecutors Are Smart

Bennett L. Gershman | Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics
Bennett L. Gershman

That's the message from the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 decision vacating a $15 million dollar jury award for John Thompson, a Louisiana man who spent 14 years on death row before being exonerated.

A Win Is a Win

John Hollway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Hollway

I know a lot of people who have grown up with a lot more advantages than John Thompson who don't have as much perspective as he does. I hope he wins his legal battle -- but John Thompson is a winner either way, and a win's a win.

Congressional Black Caucus Lobbies Obama For Black Commerce Secretary

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Congressional Black Caucus is lobbying President Barack Obama to pick African-American technology executive John Thompson to be his commerce secre...

John Thompson, Commerce Secretary? Symantec CEO Top Contender

Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It has emerged that John Thompson, former CEO of the software company Symantec Corp., is the likely choice for Obama's Commerce Secretary, filling the...