Bundy Buddy

The Ninth Circuit upheld a man’s conviction for conspiracy to commit an offense against the United States related to the stand-off between Clive Bundy and the federal government. Evidence supporting a theory that the man solely intended to protect the Bundy family from government agents’ use of excessive force is irrelevant because the evidence concerned circumstances at the Bundy ranch before he arrived there, and therefore has no plausible bearing on his state of mind and actions after he arrived.

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Judge Tosses Federal Case Against Bundys, Bars Retrial

A Nevada federal judge on Monday permanently tossed the case against Cliven Bundy and his sons over their 2014 armed standoff against the government, while in Oregon the attorney who won son Ammon Bundy’s acquittal in the case over the 2016 occupation of a wildlife refuge outmaneuvered efforts to keep him from practicing law.

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Journo Facing Subpoena in Oregon Refuge Takeover Trial

A federal judge on Tuesday allowed prosecutors to list a reporter as a potential witness in the second trial over the occupation of Oregon’s Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, despite objections that the government waited to issue a subpoena until after the confirmation of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who is more likely to take such steps than his predecessor.

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