Abortion Foe Walks Back Testimony on Conference Security

The defense in a racketeering and fraud case against anti-abortion activists David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt hit a snag Tuesday when Planned Parenthood attorneys refuted Merritt’s testimony about inadequate security at an abortion industry conference where she and Daleiden secretly recorded Planned Parenthood doctors.

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Panama Papers

Mossack Fonseca, the international law firm at the heart of the Panama Papers scandal, and its two principals are suing Netflix for defamation in Connecticut federal court over the movie “The Laundromat,” which they say depicts them as “ruthless uncaring lawyers who are involved in money laundering, tax evasion [and] bribery.”

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Abortion Foes’ Videos Spurred Safety Concerns, Clinic Workers Testify

A Planned Parenthood doctor who was surreptitiously recorded by anti-abortion activists David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt at a National Abortion Federation conference in San Francisco said her sense of security was shaken after a video of what she thought was a private conversation about fetal tissue donation was released online.

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Feds Urge Judge to Allow ‘Godfather’ Clip at Stone Trial

Attorneys in Washington, D.C., federal court geared up Wednesday for the November trial of Trump associate Roger Stone, as the presiding judge tackled pending motions from both sides, including whether to allow prosecutors to screen a clip from “The Godfather Part II.”

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