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Trump’s Hideous Legal Landscape Just Got Even Worse

August 29, 2018 - Blog by Watford Jackson PLLC,

(CNN) – A week that began with bad news closed with worse news for President Donald Trump. According to the New York Times, the Manhattan district attorney’s office is currently investigating the Trump Organization. In particular, they are examining the source of the payment to porn star Stormy Daniels, and whether any… Read More

Tuesday Could Mark The Beginning Of The End Of Trump’s Presidency

August 29, 2018 - Blog by Watford Jackson PLLC,

Tuesday has been a huge day in the history of our country and it will certainly be remembered that way. The White House took two seismic hits that could bring down the President of the United States. Paul Manafort was found guilty of eight felonies by a jury of his… Read More

Acquittal In Philando Castile Case Is Deja Vu

June 17, 2017 - Blog by Watford Jackson PLLC,

(CNN) – Yet another black man dead, and yet another police officer exonerated for killing him. Seems a lot like deja vu. Haven’t we seen this tragic movie before – all over the country? When investigated, the police are not indicted. And when indicted, they are not convicted. The venue this… Read More

HLN Will Air A Documentary About The DC Madam

April 28, 2017 - Blog by Watford Jackson PLLC,

Almost a decade after the apparent suicide of “DC Madam” Deborah Jeane Palfrey, her story finally gets its own docuseries episode on HLN. As part of the network’s series How It Really Happened with Hill Harper, HLN premieres the episode “DC Madam: The Woman Who Knew Too Much” Friday at… Read More

Key Questions About Oreillys Firing And Parachute Opinion Jackson

April 21, 2017 - Blog by Watford Jackson PLLC,

(CNN) – Yet another seismic shift has occurred at Fox News, as conservative talk show host Bill O’Reilly is officially out amid a sea of sexual harassment allegations. And people are asking some important questions, like: Why did it take so long for the company to act on allegations of… Read More

Devin Nunes Did Not Act Honorably

April 6, 2017 - Blog by Watford Jackson PLLC,

(CNN) – Succumbing to mounting public pressure and common sense, Rep. Devin Nunes, R-California, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, announced that he will no longer be overseeing his committee’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. In doing so, he released a statement noting that “several left-wing… Read More

Michael Brown Sxsw Video Jackson Opinion

March 13, 2017 - Blog by Watford Jackson PLLC,

(CNN) – We learned this past weekend about the existence of a surveillance video in the Michael Brown case that was previously undisclosed to the public. It was revealed at the debut of Jason Pollock’s film “Stranger Fruit” at the SXSW festival. Michael Brown died on the afternoon of August… Read More

Why Ice Raids Are Worrisome Jackson Opinion

February 12, 2017 - Blog by Watford Jackson PLLC,

(CNN) – There’s a new sheriff in town: President Donald J. Trump has made clear that in matters of immigration, particularly from Mexico, a seismic shift is underway. Only five days after being sworn in, Trump signed a sweeping executive order seeking to both prevent illegal immigration and remove undocumented immigrants.… Read More

11 Charged In L.I.R.R. Disability Fraud Plot

October 27, 2011 - Blog by Watford Jackson PLLC,

Eleven people were charged on Thursday in an enormous fraud scheme in which hundreds of Long Island Rail Road workers falsely claimed to have disabling injuries, with some of them collecting tens of thousands of dollars in annual pensions while spending time playing golf, law enforcement officials said. The fraudulent… Read More

Concrete Tests Faked Again, Officials Charge

August 4, 2011 - Blog by Watford Jackson PLLC,

In 2008, a company hired to test the strength of the concrete used at major public works projects in New York, including the Second Avenue subway and the new Yankee Stadium, falsified results, prosecutors concluded, and construction executives scrambled to find a replacement. On Thursday, the company they selected, its… Read More