Lawyers Get No Bail In Property Damage Case, Face 45 Years In Prison

By Center for Constitutional Rights. -

The Center for Constitutional Rights and a coalition of other civil rights organizations are calling on federal prosecutors to release on bail two New York attorneys who are accused of throwing [...]

Chris Hedges On Contact: Julian Assange Extradition Hearing

Chris Hedges discusses the extradition hearing of Julian Assange with lawyer, author and professor, Marjorie Cohn. Marjorie Cohn is professor emerita at the Thomas Jefferson School of Law, [...]

Four Charged For Trying To Tear Down Statue Of President Andrew Jackson

By Katie Warren, Business Insider. -

Four men have been charged with the destruction of federal property for allegedly trying to tear down a statue of US President Andrew Jackson in Washington, DC last week, according to [...]

Government Attacks Media As People’s Media Reveals The Truth

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. -

Government attacks on the media are escalating as the battle for the narrative grows in importance. For the last decade, stories produced and amplified by the democratized media have put the [...]

California DAs Call For Ban On Police Union Money In Prosecutor Elections

By Eliyahu Kamisher, The Appeal. -

A coalition of four current and former district attorneys called on the State Bar of California on Monday to ban law enforcement unions from funding district attorney campaigns, saying the [...]

Anti-Assange Court Continues Unfair Extradition Hearing To Railroad Assange To US

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

On October 21, 2019, Assange appeared in court for an extradition hearing. Assange is being held in a British jail pending the US extradition, having served his sentence for going to the [...]

Lead Prosecutor In Trump Inauguration Protest Trial Sanctioned For Due Process Violations Has Been Made Head Of Her Department

By Chip Gibbons, Rightsanddissent.org -

DC jurors weren’t particularly impressed with Assistant US Attorney Jennifer Kerkhoff’s claims that attending a protest makes one part of a conspiracy, as they failed to convict any of the nearly [...]

J20 “Not Guilty” Verdict Should Embolden Dissent

By Sarah Lazare, In These Times -

In a blow to the Trump administration’s efforts to quell dissent, on Thursday six defendants arrested at Inauguration Day “Disrupt J20” protests were found not guilty of all charges. The heavy [...]

Vindictive Prosecution: Activist Who Laughed During Hearing

ByAndrea Germanos, www.commondreams.org -

ByAndrea Germanos for Common Dreams. CODEPINK activist Desiree Fairooz, who was arrested after laughing during Attorney General Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing, will face a second trial this [...]

Historic Injustice Against Water Defenders In ND Courts

By Barbara With and Rebecca Kemble for Wisconsin Citizens Media Cooperative. According to Angela Bibens, an attorney from Colorado and a member of the Water Protector Legal Collective (WPLC), the [...]