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