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Our California Public Records Act Suit For More Hidden Ted Agu Documents at Cal Proceeds, As Player Practice Deaths Continue to Roil College Football

Published August 10th, 2017, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   This reporter’s lawsuit in Alameda County Superior Court, for additional internal University of California documents on the 2014 death of UC Berkeley football player Ted Agu, took another step forward this week when the parties asked for another extension, until early October, to explore a possible settlement prior to the university’s […]

Flashback: Liar-in-Chief Trump, Senator Blumenthal, And the Chicken Hawks

Published August 7th, 2017, Uncategorized

Donald Trump is again after Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut for Blumenthal’s past misrepresentation of his military record. Last time it was because Blumenthal revealed what then Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch was saying to senators about Trump’s bad-mouthing of the federal judiciary, which was checking the new administration’s Muslim travel ban. This time it […]

Ex-Cal Football Conditioning Coach Damon Harrington Is a Perfect Fit at 100% African-American Grambling — Perfectly Dangerous, That Is

Published August 6th, 2017, Uncategorized

Concussion Inc.’s ebook THE TED AGU PAPERS: A Black Life That Mattered — And the Secret History of a Covered-Up Death in University of California Football is available on Kindle-compatible devices at http://amzn.to/2aA2LDl. All royalties are being donated to sickle cell trait research and education. Op-ed article for the Daily Californian on my Public Records […]

Irish Supreme Court Chief Justice Susan Denham — Sister of George Gibney’s Lawyer in Case That Dropped Charges Against Him — Is Stepping Down

Published July 29th, 2017, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Unlike in the United States, where Supreme Court justices serve lifetime terms, Ireland’s are termed out. Irish Chief Justice Susan Denham is leaving after six years. See https://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/cabinet-to-pick-chief-justice-from-three-judge-shortlist-1.3166752. I don’t believe any Irish news outlet, with the exception of the online site Broadsheet, has commented on Denham’s legacy in the scandal […]

Solly Fulp — UC Berkeley’s Inside and Outside Corporate Sponsorship Maven: Complete Links

Published July 23rd, 2017, Uncategorized

On Friday we reported that one-time University of California-Berkeley deputy athletic director, then director of corporate partnerships, Solly Fulp, has departed for an executive position with the Learfield company, in order to plug corporate partnerships for private and public universities across the country. See http://concussioninc.net/?p=12124. Here are all the mentions in our coverage of Fulp’s involvement […]