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Len is a Chicago criminal defense lawyer with a reputation for taking on and winning difficult cases. He's an adjunct professor of law at DePaul University College of Law, where he teaches Federal Criminal Law. He also founded the Leonard C. Goodman Institute for Investigative Reporting, which provides editorial and financial support to independent journalists pursuing in-depth investigative projects.

AIPAC’s Country, Right or Wrong

For too long, U.S. policy toward Israel has been controlled by AIPAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee), a group that demands...

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Political Corruption Laws: Absurd Theater

A sad drama played out Christmas week in Chicago when a federal judge rejected former Illinois Governor George Ryan’s bid to overturn his...

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Good Profits and ‘The Good War’

Now in its tenth year, the war in Afghanistan is the longest in U.S. history. And as the war drags on, the situation goes from bad to...

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Who’s Afraid of Lawyers

There has been a growing outcry over demands from conservative groups like KeepAmericaSafe.com and from Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, for...

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Some Policies Don’t Change

Obama has changed the rhetoric of the Bush Administration. Unfortunately, he has not changed the destructive policies that continue to make...

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Sold to the United States for Cash

In May, President Barack Obama began floating the idea that his administration might seek the power to “preventatively detain”...

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