September 28, 2017

University of California Tells Court It Expects to Complete by November Its Review of Internal Documents on Football Player Ted Agu’s 2014 Death

by Irvin Muchnick   In a filing this week in Alameda County Superior Court, the University of California Regents and this reporter jointly stipulated to an […]
September 27, 2017

Behold Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee’s Kneel-Down on the House Floor … and Jess Lee Brooks in the Immortal 1941 Movie ‘Sullivan’s Travels’

by Irvin Muchnick   On the question of how much longer we will have to endure a cosmic asshole in the White House, no individual citizen […]
September 13, 2017

University of British Columbia Accused of Violating First Nations Human Rights Over Speech of Apparent Former George Gibney Associate John Furlong

“The University of British Columbia ignored the rights of First Nations when it reinstated John Furlong as guest speaker for its annual athletics department fundraiser, according […]
September 11, 2017

Sam Muchnick Papers Footnote: Ties to the Real Knee-Capping, Pistol-Packing Mafia … NOT

PREVIOUSLY: “Introducing the Sam Muchnick Papers: Correspondence With the Department of Justice, 1956-1964,”   by Irvin Muchnick   As I prepare to move on to […]
September 10, 2017

NFL Opener Special: Dr. Joseph Maroon, at His Day Job, Argues CTE With WWE’s Baron Corbin

by Irvin Muchnick   The 2017 National Football League season kicks off, and interest among non-hard cores is trending down. Awareness of this sport’s lethality, from […]
September 7, 2017

Imagine That — Ty Cobb Isn’t Such a Bad Guy (I Think). Whereas John Dowd Seems to Believe That What Pete Rose Did Is Worse Than Everything Donald Trump Has Done.

by Irvin Muchnick   Surely I can’t be the first to observe the strange synchronicity of Donald Trump’s top legal mouthpieces as he staves off impeachment […]
September 1, 2017

Allentown Morning Call, After Botching Coverage of Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka Murder Case, Botches Coverage of Prosecutor James Martin’s SLAPP Suit Against Critic Bill Villa

by Irvin Muchnick   As part of its rare and spotty coverage of an outrageous, though mostly neglected, case with chilling First Amendment implications, the Allentown […]