Category: Trial

August 28, 2007

The Astronaut and the Insanity Defense

Filed under: Criminal Law,Law,News,Trial - 28 Aug 2007

Former NASA astronaut Lisa Nowak – the woman who, to our shock and guilty little delight, stalked and attacked her romantic rival, Captain Colleen Shipman, at the conclusion of an astronautic love triangle – will use the …

July 12, 2007

The Subterfuge of Privilege

Filed under: Bush,Congress,News,Trial,White House - 12 Jul 2007

Harriet Miers has apparently refused to answer the subpoena to testify before Congress, claiming that she has “absolute immunity” from testifying due to the Bush Administration’s claim of executive privilege. Yesterday, Sara Taylor, the former White House political director, …