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Black Philadelphians and Their Ungodly Fear of Police

Christopher Norris | Posted 07.18.2014 | Black Voices
Christopher Norris

To hell with political correctness, it's time to talk about the black elephant in the room.

Man Charged With Obama Death Threat

AP | Posted 09.12.2013 | Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- A Pennsylvania grand jury has charged a Clarks Summit man with threatening to kill President Barack Obama. Prosecutors say in a Th...

A Quick Breakdown of Dzhokar Tsarnaev's Indictment

Maryam Khan Ansari | Posted 08.28.2013 | Crime
Maryam Khan Ansari

Yesterday, the grand jury handed down the indictment to Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, for the events that took place at the Boston Marathon and shortly there...

Chasing Anarchists: May Day and the Federal Government's Use of Grand Juries as Political Counterintelligence

Kris Hermes | Posted 06.30.2013 | Politics
Kris Hermes

The pattern of using grand juries as secret forums to ask activists what organizations they belong to, who they associate with and to scrutinize their political beliefs on the basis of "Americanism" closely parallels the hearings held by the House Subcommittee on Unamerican Activities.

Democracy, Trust and WikiLeaks: A Conversation With the Mother of Julian Assange

Vivian Norris | Posted 07.26.2012 | Media
Vivian Norris

I believe that people such as Julian Assange, movements such as Occupy Wall Street and those behind the Arab Spring, actually want change for a better, not worse and more chaotic, world. But their image and their hard work is being hijacked and manipulated.

The Supreme Court Applies Immunity to Prevent Suits

Brad Reid | Posted 06.10.2012 | Politics
Brad Reid

Federal law preempted state law tort claims of negligence and fraud against the Army contractors that the heirs had sued. Consequently, the public policy question to consider is how broadly to extend immunity from suits?

Trymaine Lee

Trayvon Martin Case: Special Prosecutor Called Off Grand Jury, Will Decide Zimmerman's Fate

HuffingtonPost.com | Trymaine Lee | Posted 04.09.2012 | Black Voices

The special prosecutor investigating the killing of Trayvon Martin has decided not to convene a grand jury in the case. Now, the decision to file c...

D.M. Levine

Robo-Signing Scandal Leads To Top Executive's Indictment In Missouri

HuffingtonPost.com | D.M. Levine | Posted 02.09.2012 | Business

For the first time since the start of the robo-signing crisis, a senior executive has been indicted on criminal charges of forgery and faces jail. Th...

Did Second Mile Charity Do Enough To Protect Its Children From Sex Abuse?

Posted 11.14.2011 | Impact

Though the CEO of the charity linked with the Penn State sex scandal -- and alleged cover up -- resigned Monday, could the nonprofit have done more to...

Nixon to grand jury: $100,000 cash contributions and rewarding donors with ambassadorships

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By John Aloysius Farrell, iWatch NewsRichard Nixon's grand jury testimony, with tales of the sale of government appointments; harassment of politica...

17 Cops Expected To Be Indicted For Ticket-Fixing

Posted 11.20.2011 | New York

After a two year investigation that included widespread wiretapping, a Bronx grand jury is expected to indict 17 New York City police officers in an a...

Atlanta To Turn Over Confidential Material In Cheating Probe

Atlanta Journal Constitution | Jaime Sarrio | Posted 10.30.2011 | Education

Atlanta school board members Monday voted to waive legal privacy rights in connection to a high-profile cheating scandal, a signal the district once c...

'He Could Kill Somebody And Not Even Think About It'

AP | Posted 10.12.2011 | Crime

CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. -- A police investigator says an upstate New York man accused of killing three relatives told him he shot them before setting fire to ...

State Mental Health Institute Undergoing Changes After Grand Jury Report

Posted 08.24.2011 | Denver

The Colorado Department of Human Services will be making changes in the interest of increasing patient safety after a grand jury issued a highly criti...

Despite Harassment, Peace Activists Vow to Continue Work

Randall Amster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randall Amster

On January 25, 2011, people gathered in cities across America to demonstrate against the ongoing harassment of peace organizations and individual acti...

British Appeals Judge Orders Assange Freed

Robert Weller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert Weller

A British appeals court judge ordered WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange freed Thursday, rejecting a British prosecutor's appeal to keep him in prison. ...

Insider Trading Investigated By Feds: Criminal, Civil Charges Could Happen Soon

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Federal authorities are examining whether multiple insider-trading rings reaped illegal profits totaling tens of millions of dollars,...

The FBI's 'War on Dissent'

Curtis Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Curtis Black

A dozen or so peace activists have been subpoenaed to appear before a grand jury in Chicago.

Grand Jury: IN Rep Secretary of State candidate faces more issues

Bil Browning | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bil Browning

After I posted about Indiana Republican Secretary of State candidate Charlie White's violations of state election laws while running to be the top ele...

Probe Into Destruction Of CIA Interrogation Tapes Is Winding Down

Washington Post | Carrie Johnson and Julie Tate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An investigation into the destruction of CIA videotapes that depicted harsh interrogations of terrorism suspects appears to be nearing a close, ending...

2 Hairstylists Testify In The Probe Of Salahis, Accused White House Gatecrashers

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Two upscale hair stylists testified Tuesday before a federal grand jury investigating the attention-hungry couple who got into a Wh...

Sheriff Arpaio Subject of Federal Grand Jury Inquiry

Dawn Teo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dawn Teo

[Sheriff] Arpaio and County Attorney Andrew Thomas angered many in the legal community when they filed a federal RICO (racketeering) lawsuit against many of their political opponents...