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Revised Assange Indictment Triggers First Amendment Concerns, Complicates Extradition
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Revised Assange Indictment Triggers First Amendment Concerns, Complicates Extradition

Originally posted on Cyber Report:
On May 23rd the Justice Department returned a superseding indictment against Julian Assange that not only includes and expands on the prior claim stemming from an attempt to hack into the Pentagon’s Secret Internet Protocol Network but adds sixteen additional charges stemming from obtaining and publishing classified information. Counts 5,…

Judge Mehta Upholds Subpoena of Trump Accounting Records
Congress / donald trump / Trump Administration / Uncategorized

Judge Mehta Upholds Subpoena of Trump Accounting Records

In a swift and sweeping win for House investigators, D.C. District Judge Amit P. Mehta denied the Trump administration’s attempt to quash a House Committee on Oversight and Reform for President Trump’s accounting records from 2011 forward from his accounting firm Mazars USA LLP. The ruling can be digested down to four key passages: Pg … Continue reading

CLBR #327: Alissa Quart, Author of Squeezed – Why Our Families Can’t Afford America
Cyber Law and Business Report / economy / Income Inequality

CLBR #327: Alissa Quart, Author of Squeezed – Why Our Families Can’t Afford America

Originally posted on Cyber Law & Business Report:
Alissa Quart, Author of Squeezed: Why Our Families Can’t Afford America LISTEN VIA THESE CHANNELS     WMR iTunes Podbay Spreaker Stitcher We are belatedly posting the final segment from our Miami Book Fair author’s series with my discussion taped this fall with Alissa Quart, author of Squeezed:…

The Assange Indictment: Seven Things to Know
Cyber Report

The Assange Indictment: Seven Things to Know

Originally posted on Cyber Report:
Yesterday, the Justice Department unsealed its 2018 one-count indictment against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. #1 – The Indictment Charges Assange with Conspiring to Hack Classified Files The indictment, which was filed under seal in federal court in Virginia on March 6, 2018, alleges that: On or about March 8, 2010,…

Santa Monica Spending Millions to Appeal Challenge to At-Large Districts
California / Santa Monica / Voting Rights Act

Santa Monica Spending Millions to Appeal Challenge to At-Large Districts

I have been appalled seeing the Santa Monica City Council spend millions fighting a lawsuit challenging the city’s at-large voting district under California’s Voting Rights Act and moving forward on a multi-million dollar appeal of the trial court’s ruling invalidating the City’s at-large districts. Former Santa Monica Mayor Mike Feinstein wrote a column this week … Continue reading