Full pardons were given to the four contractors convicted of murdering Iraqis in a firefight in Baghdad.
His Trump toadying was absolutely awful, but still not nearly as bad as his unremittingly harsh approach to justice and policing.
The president has the worst record for clemency in modern history.
At least something good could come out of this mess of an investigation.
Majority 2–1 opinion says prosecutors, not judges, have the discretion to drop the case against the former Trump aide.
They’re not likely to succeed, but the real goal is to seize any money he makes.
The Michael Flynn Unmasking Fight Is Another Chance for More Transparency About Secret Government Surveillance
People insisted the wiretapping of Carter Page was perfectly normal. That turned out to be wrong.
An effort by Sen. Rand Paul to forbid warrantless investigation of citizens was soundly defeated.
Plus: Washington, D.C., extends its lockdown and U.S. COVID-19 cases might finally be declining.
An amendment to a FISA renewal bill would let the FBI snoop on your online browser history.
There are a lot of reasons to critique the attorney general. Find one that doesn’t require misleading your audience.
Feds now say the national security advisor's lie wasn’t “material” and they cannot prove it.
The USA Freedom Act expired in March. Some senators are pushing for better privacy protections before the renewal vote.
If you’re invoking an obscure law designed for the purpose of punishing political adversaries, don’t be surprised when it backfires.
Agents regularly attempt to catch suspects in lies to threaten them with prosecution, even when they can’t prove underlying crimes.
Carter Page was not an anomaly.
Some Republican senators are working hard to get Trump behind stronger fixes.
Privacy activists on the left and the right decry a limp set of proposed changes to the USA Freedom Act.
A Federal Judge Says William Barr's Spin on the Mueller Report Makes the Attorney General Untrustworthy
Were the Justice Department's redactions influenced by Barr's desire to exonerate the president?
She’s nearly three years into a five-year sentence for releasing classified documents showing Russian attempts to hack U.S. election systems.
A prison sentence of seven to nine years is excessive for nonviolent process crimes aimed at concealing legal behavior.
The former national security advisor accuses prosecutors of misconduct—and says his former defense lawyers had conflicts of interest.
The FBI Wants To Treat Carter Page Warrant Mistakes Like Training Problems. A Court Adviser Says That's Not Enough.
After seriously messing up its warrant applications with the FISA Court, can the FBI be trusted?
Judge demands to know what the agency will do prevent future “omissions” in the applications.
In an interview with Fox News, the former FBI director admitted mistakes with the FISA process but defended his team.
Privacy advocates have long warned about potential abuses. Will the mishandling of the Carter Page investigation change some minds?
Inspector General Michael Horowitz's Testimony on FBI Failures Should Be a Wakeup Call for the Media and the GOP
Republicans were wrong to side with the state on privacy issues, and the media was wrong to lionize anti-Trump G-men.
Was what happened with Carter Page an anomaly or does the agency regularly leave out important information?
The Inspector General Report Is a Huge Blow to the FBI's Credibility. Why Is It Being Treated Like Vindication?
The government's surveillance of Carter Page might not have been improperly motivated, but it was still seriously flawed.
The FBI’s screw-ups when wiretapping Carter Page weren’t motivated by political bias. But that’s not exactly good news.
Nunes attacked those who wanted to restrain NSA’s snooping. Clearly he never considered whether his call records would be exposed.
Plus: the case for trading with corrupt countries, the problem with current criminal justice reformers, and more...
Again and again, the president tried to interfere with the Mueller investigation in a roundabout way.
Whistleblower Michael German's new book exposes how the FBI failed us on 9/11 and continues to endanger us all through racism, incompetence, and institutional inertia.
Report: James Comey Broke FBI Rules by Leaking Trump Memos, but He Didn't Reveal Classified Info to the Press
Partisans, to your battle stations!
If lawmakers want to impeach Trump they're going to have to deal with the politics of it all and not use the Justice Department as a shield.
Plus: Kamala Harris jokes about starving prisoners, Trump sues over tax-return release, "Big Tech" witch hunt gets official, and more..
Blaming Trump's election on the magical power of Russian Twitter bots is seductive because it excuses Americans for electing an obviously unqualified candidate.
The special counsel has said he wants his report on Russian meddling in the election to speak for itself.
Nancy Pelosi's overwrought take on Donald Trump's receptiveness to "oppo research" is hard to take seriously.
Justin Amash and Rand Paul Disagree About Impeachment, but Fight Together for Federal Surveillance Reform
Both still see surveillance abuse that needs fixing. They’re pursuing different paths to get there.
The most absurd attack against the Michigan congressman involves ignoring his entire history in office.