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Lynne Glasner is a freelance writer/editor based in New York City. She has edited numerous books, fiction and nonfiction, many on political subjects. Her essays have appeared in Commondreams, MediaChannel.org, and Huffington Post as well as OpEd News.
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, June 22, 2015 Inside Out: How Many Innocent People Are Inside?
Prosecutorial misconduct undermines the fundamental principles of a democracy. Although there are citizen groups actively fighting to restore balance to the system, the corruption is so deeply entrenched that it may be too late.
(13 comments) SHARE Tuesday, March 19, 2013 Nightmare in the City that Never Sleeps
Wrongful convictions are a lot more common than we like to think. Even when a judge says the defendant should be released "with apology," prosecutors don't want to admit to error. William Lopez is but one example.
(5 comments) SHARE Wednesday, January 27, 2010 The State of the Union Is Frozen
The Union is divided and the President's enemies aren't going away. In fact, they're getting louder. Obama's freeze could turn out to be a meltdown, or even a bloodletting.
SHARE Tuesday, July 14, 2009 Accountability and the Maverick
McCain's concept of accountability is driven by his experience with the Keating Five. Will Attorney General Eric Holder turn out to be the real maverick?
(2 comments) SHARE Tuesday, December 9, 2008 Crime and Punishment: Scholars Weigh In on the Bush Legacy
At a recent panel discussion, legal scholars explained how the Bush Administration can be prosecuted whether or not the President pardons anyone, including himself. If there is no accountability, the Bush legacy will include a perpetual lame duck Congress.
SHARE Friday, October 19, 2007 Harry and Louise vs. Harry and Sally
They've got what the rest of us want but at least 2 Democrats and 154 Republicans, compassionate conservatives all, are only interested in taking care of themselves.
SHARE Friday, May 18, 2007 Which Bush Appointments Were Mistakes?
Back in the last presidential debate of 2004, Bush said that the only mistakes he made were in some of his appointments. Was that statement also a mistake?
(1 comments) SHARE Tuesday, April 17, 2007 Connecting the Dots in Election Fraud
Election fraud is not the same as voter fraud, the cry of the Republican apologists who want us to think Bush and Gonzales were just trying to ensure clean elections when they dismissed the US prosecutors. Confusing voting fraud with election fraud is the intent and is part of the problem.