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Investigation Reveals Potential Illegal Act Prior to Mine Disaster

An investigation by NPR has discovered an illegal act that occurred at the mine months before the catastrophic explosion that killed 29 miners in May. The investigation revealed that on February 13, 2010, an electrician disabled a methane gas monitor…

US Claims Al Qaeda Ordered Failed Subway Attack in 2008

A federal prosecutor revealed more details about a planned attack on the New York City subway system from 2008. Three men from Queens, one of New York’s burroughs, are charged with planning the attack. The prosecution has now revealed that…

House Impeaches Federal Judge

The US House has impeached federal Judge Thomas Porteous of New Orleans for misconduct while on the bench. All of the house votes were unanimous on four different articles of impeachment. Porteous is accused of taking money, meals, and other…

Do individuals have a right of informational privacy?

The Supreme Court is set to decide whether individuals have a right of informational privacy under the First Amendment. The underlying facts involve government contract workers at NASA who seek to protect information about their personal lives, from personal finances…

Should Former Defense Secretary Rumsfeld Be Prosecuted for His Interrogation Policies?

Post by Randall Ryder A federal court has allowed a suit against former Defense Secretary Rumsfeld to go forward. The suit was initiated by by two former employees of an Iraq owned security firm. The two employees allegedly saw their…

Does the government need a warrant to track a cell phone?

The Department of Justice (DOJ) is arguing the government does not a warrant to obtain location information of an individual from the service provider. The DOJ, arguing in front of the 3rd Circuit, is appealing an earlier ruling that held…

Securities and Exchange Commission to Reorganize

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is trying to toughen up after the Bernie Madoff scandal. The SEC will reorganize many divisions in an attempt to react faster and crack down on individuals seeking to violate Federal regulations. The SEC…