Month: August 2011

Politically Motivated Investigations?

Politically Motivated Investigations?

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/a-founding-father-of-american-islam-struggles-to-put-raids-behind-him/2011/08/08/gIQAiT5sUJ_story.html http://www.npr.org/2011/08/21/139836377/the-surge-in-fbi-informants

More Army Unfairness – Constraints on Defense Mitigation

More Army Unfairness – Constraints on Defense Mitigation

Readers may recall that after a long fight, the Special Court-Martial Convening Authority finally authorized the employment of a mitigation specialist at government expense.  Because the Defense requested mitigator also happened to be an attorney, Army prosecutors initially objected to the the Defense request, advancing the ludicrous argument that the result would be to afford…

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A Question of US Army Fairness – Is it In The Toilet?

A Question of US Army Fairness – Is it In The Toilet?

                             As many readers know, Major Nidal Hasan was confined in the Bell County Jail well over a year ago at considerable US Army expense.  During that incarceration, repeated complaints were made by his Defense Team about the fact that he was being deprived of basic sanitary toilet facilities – in short, he has been forced to use a trash can instead…

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