By John Solomon
How the government's punishing of the exposure of official wrongdoing can linger for years
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"I've lost every book I've ever written," says the unnamed narrator at the beginning of Kristopher Jansma's novel, "The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards." The "I" is a writer, whose literary attempts began "before my feet could touch the linoleum floor beneath my seat."
British police stood poised Wednesday to arrest WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should he step out of the Ecuadorean Embassy — but authorities conceded he is beyond their grasp as long as he stays inside.
Ecuador's foreign minister said Tuesday that WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange has taken refuge in the South American nation's embassy in London and is seeking political asylum.
Britain's Supreme Court has rejected WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange's bid to reopen his case, bringing the 40-year-old's extradition to Sweden one step closer.
Britain's Supreme Court has endorsed the extradition of WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange to Sweden, bringing the secret-spilling Internet activist a big step closer to prosecution in a Scandinavian court.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange took his extradition battle to Britain's Supreme Court on Wednesday, arguing that sending him to Sweden would violate a fundamental principle of natural law.
A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange sought on Tuesday to block his extradition to Sweden over sexual assault allegations, arguing that the Swedish authorities' case is flawed.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should turn himself in for questioning in a Swedish rape investigation and has no reason to worry about not getting a fair trial, Swedish Justice Minister Beatrice Ask said Thursday.
A Swedish legal expert said Tuesday there were serious irregularities in the way prosecutors built their sex crimes case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Monday that Swedish secrecy around rape proceedings and his client's global notoriety mean there is a risk of a denial of justice if he is extradited to Sweden over sex crimes allegations.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was freed on bail Thursday, allowing Mr. Assange to continue his work as Sweden pushes its case for extradition and the United States considers its own criminal charges over his website's release of secret information.
John Lennon's fans celebrated his life Wednesday by visiting Strawberry Fields, the Central Park garden dedicated in his honor, while a newly released interview he gave shortly before his death showed he was optimistic about his future.
This exceptionally interesting book tells the stories of three individuals from Allied nations during World War II who were tried after it was over for treason against their respective countries. All had broadcast on Axis radio - an American, an Australian from Japan and an Englishman from Germany.
A crush of fans circled a flower-graced mosaic in Central Park's Strawberry Fields and sang lyrics from "Imagine" on Saturday to honor Beatles legend John Lennon on his 70th birthday.
The one constant is his desire to be a successful writer, always in competition with his friend-foe, Julian, who has written a best-seller.
"Plagiarism," he notes, "is the new American art form."