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Legal Articles

Obama commutes sentence of Chelsea Manning

By Del Quentin Wilber Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has sharply reduced the sentence of Chelsea Manning, the U.S. Army private convicted of leaking thousands of classified reports to the anti-secrecy website ... - More

Legal Videos

Flint family says Navy is retaliating for speaking out about water crisis

Lee Anne Walters and her family were the first in Flint, Michigan, to discover that there were astronomically high levels of lead in the water and alert the Environmental Protection Agency. But the family now says her criticism and advocacy during t ... - More

Legal Exclusives

3 ways Trump's travel ban is impacting the military

By Rachel Engel Military1 Staff As debate continues on the impact of President Trump’s executive order which halted the Syrian refugee program indefinitely, and placed a temporary 120-day ban on people coming from seven Muslim-majority cou ... - More