As powerless as the wrongly accused may feel in the internet age, there are ways that those of us concerned about stories like this can exploit technology. We can share news reports of vindication such as the one involving Ancier and Neuman.
Politico reports that Senate Democrats don't have a rule like Senate Republicans do, but that nonetheless Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid will face pressure to remove New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez from the Democratic leadership in the Senate if Menendez is indicted,
"You could see the impact of the waste. I remember thinking that this couldn't last," recalled Bill Hogarth Hogarth, the head of ocean fisheries under President George W. Bush and now the director of the Florida Institute of Oceanography. I caught up with him recently when I went to Florida.
The one common denominator that links the old Sarah Palin with the new isn't her political ideology (she has none), it's her blatant opportunism. Sarah Palin has always been about Sarah Palin.
New York State is poised to become the first state in the nation to create a public commission specifically designed to investigate complaints of misconduct by prosecutors. It is essential to the integrity of the justice system and the public's confidence that the system functions fairly and accurately.
An administrative judge has vacated suspensions of two federal prosecutors who were disciplined by the Justice Department for their flagrant misconduct in prosecuting and convicting the late Senator Ted Stevens.