Sessions Turned to a Convicted Republican Fundraiser for Advice on Lining Up New US Attorneys

This story was originally published by ProPublica. In November 2016, just after the election, President-elect Donald Trump announced Jeff Sessions as his pick for attorney general. His confirmation was still a couple of months away, but the Republican senator from Alabama went quickly to work helping to shape the Justice Department he would soon inherit. One […]

Cosby attorneys to lay out comedian's sex-assault defense case

Cosby attorneys to lay out comedian's sex-assault defense case

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) – Bill Cosby’s defense lawyers on Tuesday were set to make their opening statements in his retrial on sex assault charges, a case that is expected to include testimony from a woman who claims his accuser had mused about profiting from allegations against a famous man. The 80-year-old entertainer, once best known […]

Cosby attorneys to lay out comedian's sex-assault defense case

Cosby attorneys to lay out comedian's sex-assault defense case

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) – Bill Cosby’s defense lawyers on Tuesday were set to make their opening statements in his retrial on sex assault charges, a case that is expected to include testimony from a woman who claims his accuser had mused about profiting from allegations against a famous man. The 80-year-old entertainer, once best known […]