Daily Archives: September 10, 2008

Protest Groups Claim Civil Liberties Violations in St. Paul

As more groups across Alabama sign on to the press release condemning police actions at the Republican National Convention, the Birmingham Peace Project released the following statement on these violations of civil liberties. Signees are listed in the end. Very little has appeared in the general press regarding the astounding display of intimidation and violence…

Conyers Defers Contempt Charge on AG Mukasey

House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers, the Michigan Democrat, decided to defer the vote scheduled for Wednesday on a resolution finding Attorney General Mukasey in contempt after receiving a letter from the Bush Justice Department. Mukasey was on the verge of being charged with contempt of Congress for failing to comply with a subpoena calling…

Will the House Uphold the Law and Hold Rove in Contempt?

by Glynn Wilson Update: Scratch that. The hearing has been postponed due to the seventh anniversary of 9/11 and the memorial dedication. The United States House Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing of the Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law Thursday at noon in the “continuing investigation into the U.S. attorneys controversy and related matters,”…