Irv’s Blog

November 28, 2022

‘Cal Football Death Cover-Up Case Shows How State Public Records Act Needs Fixing’ — today at Beyond Chron

The California Public Records Act (CRPA) is designed to maximize the transparency and accountability of the government and public agencies. But in practice, the statute governing […]
November 21, 2022

Attorney Misconduct Complaint Against University of California Senior Counsel Is Now Officially ‘State Bar Case No. 22-0-14952 Michael Robert Goldstein’

ECW Press has announced the publication next year of Without Helmets or Shoulder Pads: The American Way of Death in Youth Football Conditioning. Three chapters of […]
November 19, 2022

‘Personal foul: University of California wins a round (against me) in football death cover-up’ … today at Salon

ECW Press has announced the publication next year of Without Helmets or Shoulder Pads: The American Way of Death in Youth Football Conditioning. Three chapters of […]
November 18, 2022

Full Text of the Attorney Misconduct Complaint Against University of California Senior Counsel Michael R. Goldstein, State Bar No. 129848

ECW Press has announced the publication next year of Without Helmets or Shoulder Pads: The American Way of Death in Youth Football Conditioning. Three chapters of […]
November 17, 2022

Dear University of California President Michael V. Drake: What Do You Say to Our Allegation That Your Senior Counsel Michael R. Goldstein Violated the State Bar Attorney Misconduct Code by Lying to Courts During the Public Records Act Litigation Over the Ted Agu Football Death Cover-Up?

ECW Press has announced the publication next year of Without Helmets or Shoulder Pads: The American Way of Death in Youth Football Conditioning. Three chapters of […]
November 16, 2022

Muchnick Files Bar Association Attorney Misconduct Complaint Against University of California Senior Counsel, Who Lied Repeatedly to Courts in Public Records Act Case Over Withheld Documents in Ted Agu Football Death Cover-Up

ECW Press has announced the publication next year of Without Helmets or Shoulder Pads: The American Way of Death in Youth Football Conditioning. Three chapters of […]
November 10, 2022

In the Public Records Act Case About the Ted Agu Football Death Cover-Up, the University of California Didn’t Even Stop Short of Outright Lying in Order to Get Its Way at the Court of Appeal

ECW Press has announced the publication next year of Without Helmets or Shoulder Pads: The American Way of Death in Youth Football Conditioning. Three chapters of […]
November 9, 2022

California Court of Appeal Is Setting a Harmful Precedent For Designating the ‘Prevailing Party’ in Public Records Act Cases Resulting in New Documents Exposing Public Agency Malfeasance

ECW Press has announced the publication next year of Without Helmets or Shoulder Pads: The American Way of Death in Youth Football Conditioning. Three chapters of […]
November 8, 2022

$125,000 Was a Small Price For Cal-Berkeley’s Already Successful Ted Agu Football Death Cover-Up. Fighting Even That Is Designed to Intimidate Anyone Daring to Use the Public Records Act to Investigate Cover-Ups.

ECW Press has announced the publication next year of Without Helmets or Shoulder Pads: The American Way of Death in Youth Football Conditioning. Three chapters of […]
November 7, 2022

In Reversal, Appellate Court Rules UC ‘Prevailing Party’ in Public Records Case – Changing Nothing About Our Daylighting of Massive New Info in Cal’s Ted Agu Football Death Cover-Up

ECW Press has announced the publication next year of Without Helmets or Shoulder Pads: The American Way of Death in Youth Football Conditioning. Three chapters of […]
November 4, 2022

“Those who’re letting mass-abuser George Gibney off the hook need accountability – not excitable podcasts, and not even justice”

My article, “Swimming away from accountability,” is in the November-December issue of Ireland’s Village. Below is the link to the facsimile of these three pages of […]
November 1, 2022

Coming Fall 2023: ECW Press Announcement of ‘Without Helmets or Shoulder Pads’ by Irvin Muchnick

https://ecwpress.com/blogs/whats-new/coming-fall-2023-without-helmets-or-shoulder-pads-by-irvin-muchnick
November 1, 2022

ECW Press Announces Irvin Muchnick’s Upcoming Book on ‘The American Way of Death in Youth Football Conditioning’

ECW Press has announced a fall 2023 publication date for investigative journalist and author Irvin Muchnick’s book Without Helmets or Shoulder Pads: The American Way of […]
October 15, 2022

“How a legendary Harvard swim coach became an international fugitive” – today at Salon

Strap on your goggles for the wild, and until now untold, story of an iconic but now disgraced Harvard University swim coach named Joe Bernal. He […]
October 4, 2022

‘Why is the U.S. Olympic agency meant to stop sexual abuse investigating its top critic?’ … full text from Salon

The following is adapted from the article published on September 24 at https://www.salon.com/2022/09/24/why-is-the-us-olympic-agency-meant-to-stop-abuse-investigating-its-top-critic/. This version has light changes, including correction of a small editing error.   […]
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