Corruption

Judicial Watch sues FBI for records of payments to dossier author Chris Steele

Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice for records of communications and payments between the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele

Corruption

Fitton to testify on Clinton Foundation oversight

(Washington, DC) –Judicial Watch announced that President Tom Fitton will provide testimony on December 13 before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s Subcommittee on Government Operations during a hearing titled “Oversight of Nonprofit Organizations: A Case Study on the Clinton Foundation.”

Corruption

Silver convicted on all counts — again

Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, 74, was found guilty Friday of receiving more than $4 million in kickbacks — a sound affirmation of a 2015 conviction that had been overturned on appeal.  The jury found him guilty on all seven

Courts

WNY defense attorneys, ranked

This year’s Top 5 Criminal Defense Attorneys have been released, ranked annually by The Chronicle.  If you need them, these are the top guys in town to turn to — if you can afford them.  This year, Vacco is ranked number one (despite

Courts

More charges against Pigeon expected this year

A source familiar with the FBI’s investigation into political operative G. Steven Pigeon believe that FBI Agent Brian Burns is working on an interwoven web of investigations that stem from a trove of emails obtained in the 2015 raid of Pigeon’s waterfront home —