Eric Holder Under Investigation By House Judiciary Committee For Possibly Lying Under Oath

By: Tuesday May 28, 2013 11:14 am

As was noted here last week, there is a case to be made that Attorney General Eric Holder may have lied while under oath when discussing the Department of Justice’s actions against journalists. Now it appears there will be an investigation into Holder’s possible perjury. The House Judiciary Committee is investigating whether Attorney General Eric [...]

The Disturbing Silencing of the Press in Last Night’s OWS Raid

By: Tuesday November 15, 2011 2:10 pm

I’ve heard legal theories that the city of New York has the right to impose restrictions on the time, place and manner of the exercise of free speech. This will obviously play out in a court of law. I don’t know how anyone can reasonably look at the laws and say that the wholesale shutdown [...]

Columbia School of Journalism Comes Out Against Prosecution of Julian Assange

By: Wednesday December 15, 2010 8:14 am

Twenty members of the Columbia School of Journalism have written a letter to President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder expressing their opposition to charging Wikileaks founder Julian Assange with criminal counts for leaking a cache of classified State Department cables. Some of the professors who signed the statement don’t agree with Assange or his [...]

Lieberman Wants New York Times Investigated for Wikileaks Releases

By: Tuesday December 7, 2010 10:49 am

That’s New York Times editor Bill Keller, explaining how his organization checked with the US government before publishing any of the Wikileaks State Department cables, redacted all sensitive names from publication at the recommendation of the government, and basically did everything they could in advance to clear the release with the Administration. Carne Ross, the [...]

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