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George Parry
George Parry
George Parry is a former federal and state prosecutor who practices law in Philadelphia and blogs at knowledgeisgood.net.
by | Dec 2, 2019

Pictured above is a reasonable dramatization of the upcoming House Judiciary Committee impeachment proceedings as envisioned by Chairman Jerry Nadler. Donald Trump would be the guy in overalls. Quite understandably, Pat Cipollone, counsel to the president, has rejected by return…

by | Nov 27, 2019

Long ago, as I began my career with the U.S. Justice Department’s Organized Crime and Racketeering Section, a veteran FBI agent explained to me the First Commandment in the war against the mob: “A confidential informant is like fire. Properly…

by | Nov 17, 2019

So far the Democrats’ impeachment proceedings have been so one-sided and devoid of fundamental fairness that they give kangaroo courts a bad name. The preliminary witness interrogations have been conducted in a secret subterranean bunker, the Republican minority has been…

by | Nov 4, 2019

Dr. Michael Baden, the noted forensic pathologist and former chief medical examiner for New York City, recently appeared on Fox and Friends to discuss the death of alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein. At the request of the decedent’s brother, Baden…

by | Oct 29, 2019

Legats. That’s FBI shorthand for its agents who serve as legal attachés in U.S. embassies abroad. The first time I ever heard that term, I was an Organized Crime Strike Force lawyer in the middle of prosecuting a vicious Mafia…

by | Oct 4, 2019

In his telephone conversation with Ukrainian leader Volodymyr Zelensky, President Trump requested Ukraine’s help in getting “to the bottom of” the Russian collusion narrative and the role of CrowdStrike, a private computer security company, in propagating that story. Lost in…

by | Sep 20, 2019

On a hot and humid July 1964 night in Jonesboro, Louisiana, there occurred a series of unheralded but nevertheless pivotal events in the parallel histories of the civil rights movement and the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. These events…

by | Sep 16, 2019

Not too long ago, I was privileged to represent a former big city police officer who had been charged with raping two young women of questionable virtue. He had met one of them through an online site where, among other…

by | Sep 6, 2019

“Tickling the wire”: That’s the slang expression used by law enforcement personnel to describe the process of trying to breathe life into a moribund or unproductive wiretap. When the subjects of such surveillance fail to discuss their criminal activities over…

by | Aug 15, 2019

Citing anonymous law enforcement sources, the New York Post and TMZ have reported that convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein was found hanging in his Manhattan jail cell with a bedsheet wrapped around his neck and secured to the top of a bunk bed….

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