Whistleblowers Ask Trump to Drop Investigation Into WikiLeaks

May 17, 2017 by  Bob Adelmann   The Courage Foundation released a letter on Monday signed by more than 100 free speech activists (including Noam Chomsky and Edward Snowden) asking President Donald Trump to drop his administration’s investigation into Julian Assange and his organization WikiLeaks. The Courage Foundation funds legal defense for whistleblowers and journalists … More Whistleblowers Ask Trump to Drop Investigation Into WikiLeaks

As Expected, Former Florida Democrat Congresswoman Convicted of Fraud

May 12, 2017 by  Bob Adelmann   After 11 hours, the jury hearing the case against former Florida Democrat Representative Corrine Brown reached a verdict on Thursday: guilty on 18 out of 22 charges filed against her in federal court. The jury convicted her of conspiracy, five counts of mail fraud, seven counts of wire … More As Expected, Former Florida Democrat Congresswoman Convicted of Fraud

William Barnhouse just became 350th DNA exoneree in U.S

Indiana Man Exonerated After Serving More Than 25 Years for a Rape DNA Testing Proves He Didn’t Commit William Barnhouse on the day he was released, March 8, 2017, with his attorney Seema Saifee May 12, 2017   (Indianapolis, IN – May 10, 2017)  A judge today granted a motion by the Delaware County Prosecutor’s … More William Barnhouse just became 350th DNA exoneree in U.S

KU Professor Quits Over Concealed Carry in his Classroom

May 11, 2017 by  Bob Adelmann   An associate professor of history and American studies at the University of Kansas (KU) loudly announced his departure from the faculty after 10 years by having his resignation letter published on May 5 by the Topeka Capital-Journal. Wrote associate professor Jacob Dorman: In light of the state of … More KU Professor Quits Over Concealed Carry in his Classroom

He Chose Wisely: Trump Picks Joan Larsen As Nominee To The 6th Circuit Court Of Appeals

Michigan Supreme Court Justice Joan Larsen prepares to speak at the Federalist Society’s National Lawyers Convention in Washington, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen) As I remarked last May when then-candidate Trump first released it, nothing will make you feel quite so slackerish as learning that one of your classmates is on the short … More He Chose Wisely: Trump Picks Joan Larsen As Nominee To The 6th Circuit Court Of Appeals

Trump fires FBI Director James Comey

  May 9, 2017 jonathanturley President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey this evening in a surprise move.  Various politicians and the media have openly referred to the act as “Nixonian” and “another Saturday Night Massacre.”  I have previously stated how the Saturday Day Massacre has been misrepresented.  I also do not agree with Jeff Toobin … More Trump fires FBI Director James Comey

When Clarence Thomas Talks, People Should Listen

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas delivers remarks at the Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis Friday, May 5, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson) Most days, being a lawyer isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, but sometimes, it can almost be cool.  Like when the local Bar Association’s Law Day features Justice … More When Clarence Thomas Talks, People Should Listen

Will Johnson Amendment Repeal Put Politics in the Pulpit?

May 8, 2017  by  Bob Adelmann   According to the Wall Street Journal, repeal of the Johnson Amendment isn’t likely to have much impact on preaching from the pulpit, and it could instead cause problems. Writer Ian Lovett wrote that lifting the ban “could cause problems for houses of worship … creating fault lines in … More Will Johnson Amendment Repeal Put Politics in the Pulpit?