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LOVETT: DA funding scrutiny inspires bill curbing donations

yesterdayNews : NY Daily News

A state assemblyman said he’s introducing a bill to reign in how much New York prosecutors can accept in donations from defense attorneys.

My Ten Cents: Q: Why Is Deep Green Resistance Suing the State of Colorado over Protection of the Colorado River? A: Because It Can

2 days agoUtilities / Water : WaterWired

Note: I have not the read the legal documents. My knowledge of the case comes from talking to several people, an excellent New York Times article, and a press release from the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF), a group serving as legal adviser to the plaintiff. CELDF has worked...

NC: “Voting defamation suit seeks to widen net, accuses GOP attorneys of conspiracy”

WRAL: The attorneys who brought a defamation lawsuit over voter protests filed in the wake of last November’s election want to add former Gov. Pat McCrory’s legal defense fund and the attorneys who helped file those protests to their suit. … Continue reading ?

Report: Texas attorney general facing new bribery probe

Already indicted on securities fraud charges, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton now is being investigated for bribery after receiving a hefty donation to his legal defense fund from an executive … Click to Continue »

March for Life Director Announces Theme for 2017 Pro-Life March, “It’s Time to Make Abortion Unthinkable”

Love is the answer to the question of abortion, according to one pro-life organization. On Tuesday, the March for Life Education and Defense Fund held a briefing on Capitol Hill to announce the theme of the 2018 March for Life: “Love Saves Lives.” In an interview with MRC Culture at the event, Jeanne Mancini, the […]

CBLDF and Valiant Debut Joint Fundraising Activities for NYCC 2017!

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) and comics publisher Valiant Entertainment are joining forces to offer an exclusive fan experience that benefits the CBLDF’s important work in protecting the First Amendment and the freedom to read comics. Show More Summary

Politically adorable

I wondered when this would happen. Jack Shafer, "Week 18: The Further Perils of Paul Manafort", Politico (Swamp Diary) 9/23/2017 [emphasis added]: Flynn has hired seven attorneys, and his family has established a legal defense fund for him, stipulating that donations from foreign governments or the Trump campaign or business won't be accepted. Isn’t it […]

Trump’s Russia Defense Funded in Part by Man with Ties to Russian Oligarchs

The Wall Street Journal published a piece on Friday titled GOP Funds Donald Trump’s Defense in Russia Probe With Help From a Handful of Wealthy People. The deck headline reads: “Payment arrangement is legal, but ethics experts warn that reliance on party and campaign accounts could raise thorny political issues.” And here is the opening […]

REVEALED: RNC paid $196K to Don Jr’s lawyers on top of covering charges for Trump’s private legal team

3 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

After revelations that President Donald Trump is using funds from his campaign and the Republican National Committee to pay for his legal defense, news broke that the RNC also paid almost $200,000 to lawyers representing Donald Trump, Jr. According to the Wall Street Journal‘s Rebecca...

Eagles defensive end Chris Long is donating his first 6 game checks to fund Charlottesville scholarships

Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long will be donating his first six game checks of the season to his home town of Charlottesville, Virginia to help fund scholarships for local students. A simple, 15-second play by the Patriots...Show More Summary

Chris Long donates game checks to fund scholarships In Charlottesville

Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long has decided to donate his game checks from the first six games of the season to fund two scholarships for students in Charlottesville, Va., through the Chris Long Foundation.        

Eagles’ Chris Long donates salary from six NFL games to fund scholarships in Charlottesville

4 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

Chris Long is not about to “stick to football,” not after watching the violence that occurred in his hometown of Charlottesville last month. The Philadelphia Eagles defensive end, who has been critical of President Trump and supportive of teammate Malcolm Jenkins during his national anthem protests, will donate his salary from the first six games of […]

NFL star donates 6 weeks of his salary to fund scholarships in Charlottesville

On Tuesday, Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long announced he is partnering with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia and Long’s alma mater, St. Anne’s Belfield School in Charlottesville, to provide two, seven-year scholarships to middle school students in Virginia. Long and his wife, Megan, decided to fund the scholarship program after the […]

Chris Long is donating his first 6 game checks to fund scholarships in Charlottesville

Long is making an effort to help middle school students in his hometown. Eagles defensive end and University of Virginia alum Chris Long was outspoken after conflicts escalated from a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va. in August. Show More Summary

Chris Long donating six game checks to fund scholarships in Charlottesville

After a man drove his car into a group of people protesting a gathering of white supremacists and killed a woman in Charlottesville, Virginia this August, Eagles defensive end and Charlottesville resident Chris Long spoke out about people “who have had the opportunity to strike [hatred] down but didn’t” act. Long is now using what [more]

Michael Flynn's family sets up a legal defense fund for Flynn, but not his son

Defending Michael Flynn is apparently burning through the legally dubious payments he received from Russia and Turkey, requiring a new source to keep his legal team fighting. The family of former White House national security adviser...Show More Summary

US Senate passes $700 bn defense spending bill

The US Senate overwhelmingly authorized $700 billion in defense spending Monday, a substantial increase over 2017 funding and nearly five percent more than President Donald Trump had requested. The National Defense Authorization Act of 2018 allows for increased spending on new F-35 fighter jets, ships and M1 Abrams tanks, raises military pay by 2.1 percent

Ex-consultant sues Bosworth legal defense fund

A consultant is suing former South Dakota U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth, saying he was not paid for work he did for her legal defense fund. Mitchell Olson says he … Click to Continue »

St. Louis Protests Persist, Defense Fund for Michael Flynn, Scary Clowns Back in the News: New at Reason

4 weeks agoNews : Reason

Protests continue in St. Louis following the acquittal of a police officer for killing a black man after a car chase. The Department of Justice says they will not be filing federal civil rights charges against the officer. And eyewitness...Show More Summary

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