December 4, 2020

US: Firefighters saved the National Archives from an arsonist who tried to burn it down

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By Andy Meek From BGR The National Archives Museum in Washington DC is more than 80 years old and houses everything from important presidential papers to some of the nation’s founding documents, like the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights. Which is why it would have been a monumental loss to the country […]

US: ICE claims that sexually abusing a detainee isn’t a federal crime

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By: Llowell Williams A woman publicly identified as E.D. was in an ICE detention center in Pennsylvania with her 3-year-old son when she says staff member Daniel Sharkey sexually assaulted her. E.D., 19 and seeking asylum in the United States after fleeing domestic violence in Honduras, claims that Sharkey threatened her and suggested that, if she […]

US preps for nuke on Hiroshima & Nagasaki

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Declassified photos show the US’s final preparations for the nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki Military & Defense Team atomic bomb National Archives On August 6, 1945, the US dropped atomic bombs on the Japanese city of Hiroshima, following up three days later with another bomb on Nagasaki. The bombs, known as “Little Boy” and […]

US Appeals Court revives Clinton Email suit

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From Newsmax In a new legal development on the controversy over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails, an appeals court on Tuesday reversed a lower court ruling and said two U.S. government agencies should have done more to recover the emails. The ruling from Judge Stephen Williams, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for […]

The Editor Speaks: Peter Polack highlights slowness to FOI requests in the very place it should not happen – the Judiciary.

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Cayman lawyer Peter Polack has been making a number of Freedom of Information Requests with some success but it has largely been a battle. I must commend his perseverance. The main area Polack has met resistance and incredible slowness is from the Clerk of the Court office regarding Justice of the Peace regulations. He first […]