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Perjury

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    January 22, 2014

    Truthiness and Free Speech: Supreme Court Takes Up Important First Amendment Case

    The Supreme Court (SCOTUS) recently agreed to hear a case that has important implications for political discourse in campaigns. Indeed, this case has a little bit of everything: abortion rights, free speech, campaign finance and PACs. Here's what happened: an anti-abortion PAC, Susan B. Anthony Lis ... More >>

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    August 16, 2012

    Abuzuike O. Ukabam: Humble Officer Bilked Army Through Overpayments In Iraq, Feds Say

    The feds have arrested a former Army officer from Humble who they say inflated invoices from contractors in Iraq and pocketed the difference. Abuzuike O. Ukabam, 34, was an artillery officer in Iraq in 2006 and was also "a pay agent with responsibilities to receive receipts and invoices from Iraqi ... More >>

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    June 18, 2012

    Roger Clemens: Not Guilty On All Counts

    A federal jury has exonerated pitching legend Roger Clemens on all six perjury charges, ending an incredibly long saga. Clemens was charged with perjury for statements he made to a Congressional panel indicating he never, ever, ever used any performance-enhancing drugs, a statement believed only by ... More >>

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    July 26, 2011

    John Kinsel, Claiming Wrongful Conviction, Is Denied New Trial: "Our Hands Are Tied", Says Court

    Photo by Mandy OaklanderJohn Kinsel's chances of freedom grow slimmer.​A few months ago, we wrote a cover story about John Kinsel, a Texas man sentenced in Louisiana to life without parole for the rape of his girlfriend's live-in daughter. That girl, 9-year-old Alyssa Medlin, testified that Ki ... More >>

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    July 18, 2011

    Double Jeopardy and Roger Clemens: More Than Just a Bad Ashley Judd Movie

    Double Jeopardy: Not just a bad Ashley Judd movie.​The Roger Clemens perjury trial finally started last week. Then just as soon as it got started, it was over as an angry judge called a mistrial because of prosecutorial stupidity. There's been a lot of discussion on whether these hearings sh ... More >>

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    July 15, 2011

    Caption This: Rusty Hardin Steals the Spotlight on NYT Front Page

    ​No one would ever call Rusty Hardin a shrinking violet, but when you are standing next to, arguably, the best pitcher ever to play the game of baseball, you'd think perhaps slightly greater discretion. Looking at the cover of Friday's New York Times, however, tells a different story. The gia ... More >>

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    July 6, 2011

    Roger Clemens' Attempt To Convince Us Brian McNamee Is Satan Starts Today

    These two guys will not be going out for a beer together during the trial​"If Mr. McNamee's mouth is moving, he's making an inconsistent statement," Roger Clemens' attorney Rusty Hardin during a recent hearing The doldrums of summer sports boredom should get a nice little B-12 shot (pun absol ... More >>

  • News

    April 14, 2011

    Life Without Parole

    John Kinsel remains in prison even after alleged rape victim recanted.

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    February 1, 2011

    James Peters: Fed Helicopter Pilot Indicted for Lying About Illegal Immigrant's Death

    Feds say his rotor wash caused a drowning​A helicopter pilot with the Department of Homeland Security has been indicted for making false statements to investigators about an incident where a man drowned trying to cross the Rio Grande River. James Peters, 41, had been flying interdiction patro ... More >>

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    January 13, 2011

    Kay Bailey Hutchison Retires: Five Career Highlights

    Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison has announced she will not seek re-election to the Senate, probably a wise move after conservatives sensed blood in the water after her disastrous gubernatorial campaign. KBH's three terms in the Senate were somewhat odd in that she never made all that much of an impres ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2010

    Roger Clemens Gets His Day in Court

    Rusty Hardin seekin' justice​What sports fans have been expecting for over two years finally happened Thursday as an indictment alleging perjury and obstruction of justice was handed down by a Washington D.C. grand jury against Roger Clemens. Perhaps the only surprise from the indictment is that ... More >>

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    August 19, 2010

    Clemens to Be Indicted for Making False Statements to Congress

    Falling Star: Clemens will be indicted on perjury charges.​Roger Clemens testified before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform over two years ago saying that his former trainer Brian McNamee had lied about his use of steroids. Today, federal authorities have decided the former Ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    That Steroids List Sounds True, Even If It Isn't

    Via the blog The Big Lead (linking to the blog Rotoinfo) comes the most eagerly sought list of names in years. That's right, this is the supposed list of the 104 MLB players who failed the 2003 steroids/HGH drug testing.  The Big Lead breaks down the list and provides a couple of reasons fo ... More >>

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    March 27, 2009

    10 Ways Miguel Tejada Can Do His Public Service

    To: Drayton McLane From: Pam Gardner Cc: Ed Wade, Tal Smith, Cecil Cooper Re: Miguel Tejada's Community Service _____________________________________________ Mr. McLane: As you are no doubt aware, the team yesterday agreed to help Miguel Tejada, shortstop, fulfill the 100 hours of communit ... More >>

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    March 27, 2009

    10 Ways Miguel Tejada Can Do His Public Service

    To: Drayton McLane From: Pam Gardner Cc: Ed Wade, Tal Smith, Cecil Cooper Re: Miguel Tejada's Community Service _____________________________________________ Mr. McLane: As you are no doubt aware, the team yesterday agreed to help Miguel Tejada, shortstop, fulfill the 100 hours of communit ... More >>

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    February 20, 2009

    Esmailyn "Smiley" Gonzalez, Say Hello to Carlos Alvarez Daniel Lugo. Oh, You've Already Met?

    Since he has been traded to the Houston Astros, Miguel Tejada has been fingered as a steroids user. It was discovered that he lied about his age - he's two years older than he told everyone - and the name on his birth certificate doesn't quite match the name he plays under. And now there's that wh ... More >>

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    February 19, 2009

    Astros Spring Training Not Without Its Ups and Downs

    You might not realize this if you've only been watching ESPN or paying attention to the national sports media, but the New York Yankees aren't the only team with players reporting to spring training, and Alex Rodriguez isn't the only player in baseball. So I thought I would help out and fill you i ... More >>

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    February 19, 2009

    Astros Spring Training Not Without Its Ups and Downs

    You might not realize this if you've only been watching ESPN or paying attention to the national sports media, but the New York Yankees aren't the only team with players reporting to spring training, and Alex Rodriguez isn't the only player in baseball. So I thought I would help out and fill you i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    Miguel Tejada Expected to Plead Guilty of Perjury; A-Rod Still a Scapegoat

    At ten o'clock this morning, a federal prosecutor and Miguel Tejada will appear in front of a U.S. District Court judge and a six-page criminal information will be entered before the Court. It is expected that, at that time, Tejada will plead guilty to lying before Congress. It is thought that t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2009

    Miguel Tejada Expected to Plead Guilty of Perjury; A-Rod Still a Scapegoat

    At ten o'clock this morning, a federal prosecutor and Miguel Tejada will appear in front of a U.S. District Court judge and a six-page criminal information will be entered before the Court. It is expected that, at that time, Tejada will plead guilty to lying before Congress. It is thought that t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    This Just In: Miguel Tejada Charged With Lying to Congress About the Steroids

    It's just now being reported that charges are being brought against Houston Astros shortstop Miguel Tejada for lying to Congress. Details are still slight and sketchy, so it's not known if it's a full-on perjury charge, or if they're getting at him for interfering with the investigation. Tejad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    This Just In: Miguel Tejada Charged With Lying to Congress About the Steroids

    It's just now being reported that charges are being brought against Houston Astros shortstop Miguel Tejada for lying to Congress. Details are still slight and sketchy, so it's not known if it's a full-on perjury charge, or if they're getting at him for interfering with the investigation. Tejad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Barry Bonds Might Not Go to Jail

    As far as I'm concerned, the big news is that Barry Bonds might be getting off. Yep, that's right. Barry Bonds might not be going to jail. For those who don't know all of the details, but do know that Bonds is going on trial in March, know this. He's not going on trial for using steroids. He's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Tejada's Turn Under the Grand Jury Microscope

    When word came out that a grand jury had been convened to investigate Roger Clemens, Houston Astros owner Drayton McLane asked him to not come to the Astros camp for spring training. I wonder if Drayton is going to ask the same thing of Miguel Tejada. Because it is now being reported that the Fed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Barry Bonds Might Not Go to Jail

    As far as I'm concerned, the big news is that Barry Bonds might be getting off. Yep, that's right. Barry Bonds might not be going to jail. For those who don't know all of the details, but do know that Bonds is going on trial in March, know this. He's not going on trial for using steroids. He's ... More >>

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    January 13, 2009

    Clemens Investigated by Grand Jury

    I was really looking forward to writing a post today. I was going to write about the wacky greatness of Rickey Henderson - I hope Rickey gives his entire induction speech in the third person - and I was going to write about how I don't consider Jim Rice to be worthy of the Hall of Fame, not more t ... More >>

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    January 13, 2009

    Clemens Investigated by Grand Jury

    I was really looking forward to writing a post today. I was going to write about the wacky greatness of Rickey Henderson - I hope Rickey gives his entire induction speech in the third person - and I was going to write about how I don't consider Jim Rice to be worthy of the Hall of Fame, not more t ... More >>

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    July 18, 2008
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    June 16, 2008
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    April 18, 2008
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    February 28, 2008
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    February 25, 2008
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    February 19, 2008
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    October 21, 2004
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    October 7, 2004

    The Prince of Perjury Palace

    In court, the truth didn't matter -- he got his child anyway

  • News

    January 30, 2003

    The Bradford Game

    A mid-trial meltdown scorches the district attorney

  • Best of Houston

    September 26, 2002

    Best Criminal Judge

    U.S. District Judge Lynn Hughes

  • News

    March 21, 2002

    Nice Guy, Wrong Color

    How Ken Bentsen got run over by a rainbow

  • News

    October 4, 2001

    Driving Miss D.A.-isy

    A ride-along girlfriend and erroneous testimony taint a DWI squad case

  • News

    July 13, 2000

    Blaming the Barn Door

    A new report rips into claims that racehorse Alydar's wounds were self-inflicted

  • News

    January 13, 2000

    The Insider

    Curse of El Mercado. Did a city planning commissioner try to cash in on the project?

  • News

    July 15, 1999

    Conspiracy Theory

    Arms dealer-turned-gadfly Al Johnson thinks everyone's out to get him. He's right

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    April 23, 1998
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    March 7, 1996

    Truth or Consequences

    Jon Lindsay is an admitted liar and an accused perjurer. Should Harris County voters take him at his word - again?

  • News

    February 9, 1995

    Re-Hanging the Judge

    An angry grand juror says Lupe Salinas is a victim of kangaroo court justice

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    December 8, 1994

    Hanging the Judge

    Lupe Salinas made a lot of friends on his journey from a Rio Grande Valley childhood to becoming a dogged prosecutor and respected state district judge. Until he was tapped for a federal judgeship, he never knew how many enemies he had.

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