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Recent articles by Michael:

Some Capitol riot defendants turning away defense lawyers

At least five people charged in the riot at the U.S. Capitol have chosen to defend themselves in court. → Read More

Risky business: Some Capitol riot defendants forgo lawyers

Some of the defendants charged in the storming of the U.S. Capitol are turning away defense lawyers and electing to represent themselves, undeterred by their lack of legal training or repeated warnings from judges. That choice already has led to some curious legal maneuvers and awkward exchanges in court. A New York man charged in […] → Read More

Risky business: Some Capitol riot defendants forgo lawyers

Some of the defendants charged in the storming of the U.S. Capitol are turning away defense lawyers and electing to represent themselves, undeterred by their lack of legal training or repeated warnings from judges. That choice already has led to some curious legal maneuvers and awkward exchanges in court. A New York man charged in […] → Read More

Risky business: Some Capitol riot defendants forgo lawyers

At least five people charged in the riot at the U.S. Capitol have chosen to defend themselves in court → Read More

Risky business: Some Capitol riot defendants forgo lawyers

Some of the defendants charged in the storming of the U.S. Capitol are turning away defense lawyers and electing to represent themselves, undeterred by their lack of legal training or repeated warnings from judges. → Read More

Risky business: Some Capitol riot defendants forgo lawyers

Some of the defendants charged in the storming of the U. S. Capitol are turning away defense lawyers and electing to represent themselves, undeterred by their lack of legal training or repeated warnings from judges. That choice already has led to some curious legal maneuvers and awkward exchanges in court. A New York man charged in the Jan. 6 insurrection wants to bill the government for working… → Read More

Risky business: Some Capitol riot defendants forgo lawyers

By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and ALANNA DURKIN RICHER Associated Press → Read More

Judge blocks Baltimore from banning Catholic group's rally

A federal judge has blocked Baltimore city officials from banning a conservative Roman Catholic media outlet from holding a prayer rally at a city-owned pavilion during a U.S. bishops’ meeting next month → Read More

Judge blocks Baltimore from banning Catholic group's rally

An advertisement for the planned rally has touted speeches by former Donald Trump chief strategist Steve Bannon and far-right agitator Milo Yiannopoulos. → Read More

Hairdresser linked to QAnon to be jailed for Capitol rioting

An Indiana hairdresser linked to the QAnon conspiracy theory has been sentenced to 14 days in jail and 60 hours of community service for joining the mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 → Read More

Hairdresser linked to QAnon to be jailed for Capitol rioting

Like many Donald Trump supporters who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, Dona Sue Bissey has promoted the QAnon conspiracy theory on social media. But the judge sentencing her Tuesday to 14 days in jail said it was for her actions, not her beliefs. Bissey, 53, pleaded guilty in July to parading, demonstrating or […] → Read More

Hairdresser linked to QAnon to be jailed for Capitol rioting

Like many Donald Trump supporters who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, Dona Sue Bissey has promoted the QAnon conspiracy theory on social media. But the judge sentencing her Tuesday to 14 days in jail said it was for her actions, not her beliefs. → Read More

Hairdresser linked to QAnon to be jailed for Capitol rioting

Like many Donald Trump supporters who stormed the U. S. Capitol on Jan. 6, Dona Sue Bissey has promoted the QAnon conspiracy theory on social media. But the judge sentencing her Tuesday to 14 days in jail said it was for her actions, not her beliefs. Bissey, 53, pleaded guilty in July to parading, demonstrating or picketing in a Capitol building, a misdemeanor punishable by a maximum of six… → Read More

Henrietta Lacks estate sues company using her 'stolen' cells

The estate of Henrietta Lacks sued a biotechnology company on Monday, saying it's been selling her cervical cells without her knowledge or consent → Read More

Henrietta Lacks estate sues biotech company for selling her 'stolen' cells

Tissue taken from the woman's tumor before she died of cervical cancer became the first human cells to be successfully cloned → Read More

Henrietta Lacks estate sues company using her 'stolen' cells

The estate of Henrietta Lacks sued a biotechnology company on Monday, saying it's been selling her cervical cells without her knowledge or consent → Read More

Henrietta Lacks’ Estate Sues Company Over Use Of Her Cells

The estate of Henrietta Lacks sued a biotechnology company on Monday, accusing it of selling cells that doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital took from the Black woman in 1951 without her knowledge or consent as part of “a racially unjust medical system.” → Read More

Henrietta Lacks' estate sues company over use of her cells

The estate of Henrietta Lacks sued a pharmaceutical company on Monday, saying it's been selling her cervical cells without her knowledge or consent → Read More

Henrietta Lacks' estate sues company over use of her cells

The estate of Henrietta Lacks sued a pharmaceutical company on Monday, saying it's been selling her cervical cells without her knowledge or consent → Read More

Judge questions whether Jan. 6 rioters are treated unfairly

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rejecting the recommendation of prosecutors, a federal judge sentenced a Jan. 6 rioter to probation on Friday and suggested that the Justice Department was being too hard on those who broke into the Capitol compared to the people arrested during anti-racism protests following George Floyd’s murder. U. S. → Read More