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The Supreme Court is to address whether a U.S. citizen can be convicted and imprisoned for donating to a political campaign without the court requiring any evidence of an explicit quid pro quo.
The Supreme Court's recent decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission - duly criticized for clearing the way for runaway corporate mon...
Minor has spent the past three years a political prisoner, left to rot in jail after partisan operatives in the Bush administration targeted him for being the top Democratic funder in Mississippi.
Why has Eric Holder's Justice Department left Paul Minor, Judges Walter Teel and John Whitfield languishing in jail?
Without quid pro quo proof of a deal between donor and recipient, anyone, could be accused of "bribery" just for giving money to a candidate running for office, as Paul Minor was.
What happened to Paul Minor is not only unethical, but also unconstitutional.
This new evidence of misconduct should compel Attorney General Holder to review Minor's case and immediately release him from prison.
It is time to right the wrongs committed by the overzealous, partisan U.S. attorneys who brought shame and disgrace to the Justice Department under George W. Bush.
Justice Department officials are opposing the release of Paul Minor, the prominent Mississippi trial attorney currently serving 11 years in prison following his selective prosecution by the Bush DOJ.
Ted Stevens never should have been prosecuted in 2008. Traditional media has done a pitiful job covering the many political prosecution stories that occurred during the Ashcroft/Gonzales years.
Attorneys representing Minor are seeking his immediate release while the court deliberates his appeal. It is the last chance he will get to see his wife before her imminent death.
One of the nation's top trial lawyers, Minor stands convicted on partisan political charges ginned up by Karl Rove's right wing toadies at the Department of Justice.
Since we are a democracy and none of us are above the law, either we all have to honor subpoenas or we don't. If Karl Rove does not have to show up to court, then none of us have to.
Part VII of the Permanent Republican Majority Series
by Larisa Alexandrovna and Muriel Kane
Almost immediately after his appointment as US Attorney...
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