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Rape Charges Against Duke Players Dismissed

Prosecutors have dismissed all remaining charges against three Duke University lacrosse players accused of sexually assaulting a stripper at a team party, the North Carolina Attorney General’s Office announced this…

Poll Majority: Gonzales Should Resign

A poll by the Los Angeles Times shows that most Americans believe Attorney General Alberto Gonzales should resign.

Gonzales Appoints New Chief of Staff

Kevin O’Connor, U.S. Attorney for the District of Connecticut, was appointed today as chief of staff for embattled U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales.

He replaces Chuck Rosenberg, who served on…

Gonzales Subpoenaed

Attorney General Alberto Gonzales has been subpoenaed by a House panel seeking documents concerning the firing of eight U.S. Attorneys, the Associated Press has reported.

For more…

Critics Oppose US Atty’s Permanent Appointment

Critics of the acting U.S. attorney for Western Washington say his actions in a robbery case make him a poor choice for the permanent job, the Seattle…

Double Duty for U.S. Attorneys

Six U.S. attorneys are pulling double duty, filling Washington, D.C.-based positions while keeping their day jobs.

Scooter Libby Suspended From Practice

Scooter Libby, Vice President Dick Cheney’s former aide who was convicted of perjury in connection with the investigation into the outing of former CIA agent Valerie Plame, has had his…

Florida Felons Can Now Vote

Most Florida felons will have their voting and other civil rights restored after release from prison under a rule approved today by Republican Gov. Charlie Crist and the state clemency…

Judge Decries “Media Frenzy” in Astronaut Case

The Florida judge overseeing the trial of fired astronaut Lisa Marie Nowak wants lawyers for both sides to limit their contact with the media.

“I’m just trying to keep the…

LA Prosecutors Push to Deport Gang Suspects

Los Angeles City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo and LA County District Attorney Steve Cooley have partnered with federal law enforcement agencies to deport some suspected gang members before they are convicted…

3 Charged in London Terror Bombings

Three men have been charged by British authorities in the four July 7, 2005 suicide attacks on three London Underground trains and a bus. The attacks killed 52 people.

“American Taliban” Seeks Reduced Sentence

Lawyers for John Walker Lindh, the so-called American Taliban, have called for a third time for the Bush Administration to reduce his 20-year prison sentence.

Lindh pleaded guilty in 2002…

Bunkered Up, Gonzales Preps for Testimony

Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales is holed up this week, phoning more than a dozen Republican lawmakers to solicit support and intensively practicing his testimony about the firings of eight…

Ex-Aide: Gonzales Approved Prosecutors’ Firings

The former chief of staff for Alberto Gonzales says the attorney general approved a plan to fire eight U.S. attorneys.

Not that there’s anything wrong with that.

Testifying before the…


What You’ll be Talking About in 2007

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