Archive for June, 2014

Florida Judge Is Conducting ‘In Camera’ Review of City of Fort Lauderdale’s Redactions of Documents on USA Swimming’s Alex Pussieldi

Published June 30th, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Today’s court hearing in Broward County concluded as expected: Without objection by the City of Fort Lauderdale, Judge John B. Bowman will review the already produced public records on Alex Pussieldi in order to determine if the redactions therein are excessive. I don’t have a timeline but we should know more […]

What Next Week’s Florida Court Hearing on Fort Lauderdale’s Public Records on Abusive USA Swimming Coach Alex Pussieldi Still Won’t Cover

Published June 27th, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   No preview of next Monday’s Florida court hearing on our claim that the City of Fort Lauderdale is illegally withholding public records on Alex Pussieldi – including the article yesterday at this site – is complete without reemphasizing how many additional Pussieldi files would not be covered by even the most […]

Why Next Week’s Court Hearing on City of Fort Lauderdale’s Deletions of Public Records on Alex Pussieldi Matters For the Federal Investigations of USA Swimming

Published June 26th, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Next Monday a Florida Circuit Court will hear my case against the City of Fort Lauderdale under the state’s public records statute. Concussion Inc. is seeking relief for our claim that the city illegally suppressed files on human trafficker swimming coach Alex Pussieldi. We have asked Judge John B. Bowman to […]

Summer 2013 Flashback: USA Swimming’s Big-Money PR Campaign to Combat ‘Perceptions’ and Ward Off Congressional Investigations

Published June 24th, 2014, Uncategorized

EXCLUSIVE: Internal USA Swimming Memo Exposes Plan for New PR Strategy to Combat Negative ‘Perceptions’ of Safe Sport Program Published August 2nd, 2013 ***** Read USA Swimming’s Shocking Internal Memo — Reducing Sex Abuse to a PR Headache Published August 4th, 2013 ***** JOYCE: Reading Between the Lines of USA Swimming’s PR Campaign Published August […]

As Women’s Sports Foundation Nibbles at USOC’s Dangling Carrot, Quest to Fully Engage Congress on USA Swimming Sexual Abuse Proceeds Without Their Help

Published June 24th, 2014, Uncategorized

by Irvin Muchnick   Under the heading “the rest of the story,” we pick up with more detail on the events following the approval in February by the International Swimming Hall of Fame of the induction of USA Swimming’s executive director, Chuck Wielgus. That happened over the protests of an ISHOF board member, Terry Carlisle. […]