Sunday, April 22, 2007

Additional reading: Just Politics? Or Politics Plus the Federalist Society?

  1. Yesterday's guest blogger, Janie Sheppard, (photo*) has assembled additional reading for anyone who is as interested as we are in how politics has entered and corrupted the prosecutorial process. Thanks, Janie!
    Experts say ruling hits prosecutor’s credibility, article from Wisconsin State Journal, April 9.

    The Political Corruption of the Prosecutorial Function, by Scott Horton, Harper’s.

    Hunting the President, book excerpt, by Joe Conason and Gene Lyons (describes how we came to learn about Clinton’s misbehavior through Federalist Society lawyers networking.

    The Federalist Society and the Challenge to a Democratic Jurisprudence, address by past president of the American Bar Association.

    Bush putting innocent people behind bars to keep GOP in power!, by Michael Leon

    News release from the U.S. Department of Justice on the indictment of Georgia Thompson by a federal grand jury.

    Court tells why it freed Thompson, an article on the opinion of the Court of Appeals.

    Decision of the Court of Appeals (issued Friday, April 20)

*Photo of Janie in a triathlon she, another friend, and I participated in last August.

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