Supreme Court Vacates Don Siegelman Conviction

By: Tuesday June 29, 2010 8:45 am

The Supreme Court ruling Skilling v. United States narrowed the definition of “honest services fraud,” which had implications for a host of public corruption cases. Generally speaking, progressive court watchers saw that as a bad thing. But many of the trumped-up cases in the Bush era hinged on the same statute, and thus, the Supreme [...]

Alabama Party Switcher Steals Data On The Way Out The Door

By: Monday December 28, 2009 8:01 pm

This is a few days old, but it appeared to have miraculously escaped the news cycle. It seems that after Parker Griffith left the Democrats, but before he drew half of North Alabama as an opponent, he stole a bunch of voter data from the state Democratic Party. A US House representative from Alabama took [...]