Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Log In Log In Today’s Paper Politics | Gregory Craig’s Trial Reaches Closing Arguments Advertisement Supported by BySharon LaFraniere Sept. 3, 2019, 7:28 p.m. ET WASHINGTON — Making their closing arguments in a closely watched trial, federal prosecutors and defense lawyers presented diametrically opposed versions of the conduct and motives of Gregory B. Craig, one of Washington’s best-known Democratic lawyers, who is accused of lying to the Justice Department about work he did to help a foreign government burnish its reputation in the United States. Prosecutors said that Mr. Craig, a former White House counsel in the Obama administration, deceived federal officials about his work for the government of Ukraine in 2012 because he did not want to register as a foreign agent. In answering questions from the Justice Department about … [Read more...] about Gregory Craig’s Trial Reaches Closing Arguments
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Updated 9:22 am CDT, Monday, July 1, 2019 Navy Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, right, walks with his wife, Andrea Gallagher as they arrive to military court on Naval Base San Diego, Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in San Diego. Trial continues in the court-martial of the decorated Navy SEAL, who is accused of stabbing to death a wounded teenage Islamic State prisoner and wounding two civilians in Iraq in 2017. He has pleaded not guilty to murder and attempted murder, charges that carry a potential life sentence. less Navy Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, right, walks with his wife, Andrea Gallagher as they arrive to military court on Naval Base San Diego, Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in San Diego. Trial continues in ... more Photo: Julie Watson, AP Photo: Julie Watson, AP Image 1 … [Read more...] about Closing arguments due in Navy SEAL court-martial
Austin Considine, New York Times 7:37 pm PDT, Sunday, March 31, 2019 Officials escort "Serial" podcast subject Adnan Syed from the courthouse on Feb. 3, 2016, following the completion of the first day of hearings for a retrial in Baltimore. Maryland's second-highest court has upheld a judge's ruling overturning the murder conviction of Syed. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun/TNS) less Officials escort "Serial" podcast subject Adnan Syed from the courthouse on Feb. 3, 2016, following the completion of the first day of hearings for a retrial in Baltimore. Maryland's second-highest court has ... more Photo: Karl Merton Ferron, TNS Photo: Karl Merton Ferron, TNS Image 1 of / 7 Caption Close Image 1 of 7 Officials escort "Serial" podcast subject Adnan Syed from the courthouse on … [Read more...] about HBO’s Closing Arguments in a Maryland Murder Case
Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE March 23, 2019, 2:37 PM GMT By Dareh Gregorian They know when to hold 'em — and when to fold 'em. President Donald Trump has derided the team Robert Mueller had assembled to probe Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election as "angry Democrats" operating a corrupt "witch hunt," but the group has a stellar track record of rooting out corruption — and of walking away when they don't have enough to prove their case beyond a reasonable doubt. "It's probably one of the most impressive groups ever assembled for a special counsel investigation," Jim Walden, a former federal prosecutor in Brooklyn, told NBC News. "You've got a collective of prosecutors who've covered some of the most high-profile and complex investigations in the last 20 years." Download the NBC News mobile app for breaking news alerts and full coverage of the … [Read more...] about Meet Mueller’s team: The best prosecutors in the business or ‘angry Democrats’?
Kristen Jordan Shamus Detroit Free Press Published 9:03 AM EST Dec 19, 2018 Teenage rebellion turned deadly, and Melissa Chapman paid the price. She was 18 when she was arrested on Christmas Eve 1987 along with her abusive boyfriend. She hasn't tasted freedom since that day. Now 49, Melissa has lived in prison longer than she's lived anywhere else. It's because of what happened one afternoon in mid-December 1987, when she and her boyfriend, Robert Goodyear, went to a Genesee County Meijer store with Michael Keith Gaines, Goodyear's friend, to set up a drug deal. Gaines was flirting with Melissa, who sat between the two men on the bench seat of his pickup truck, court records show. In a jealous rage, Goodyear pushed Melissa out of the way and pointed a gun at Gaines' head. He pulled the trigger, twice. Goodyear then turned the gun on Melissa and … [Read more...] about 5 Michigan women lifers seek clemency from Gov. Rick Snyder