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Breaking News: Jury in Oregon Standoff Trial 2 Returns Split Verdict

While Judge Anna Brown continues to try the misdemeanor charges against Jason Patrick, Duane Ehmer, Daryl Thorn and Jake Ryan, the Jury has returned its verdict:   Daryl Thorne:  Gulty…

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Update in the Second Oregon Standoff Trial

  The Second Oregon Standoff Trial has now gone to the jury — at least the felony conspiracy and firearms charges.  Judge Anna Brown refused to allow the jury to…

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Are PLC and Its Attorneys Part of the Swamp that Needs to be Drained? — by Todd Macfarlane

I have been sitting back waiting for the dust to settle a little bit in the recent dust-up between the Public Lands Council (PLC) and the Range Allotment Owners Association…

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BLM Special Agent Dan Love Subject of Yet Another Congressional Inquiry

  “As a federal law enforcement officer, Love’s actions have the potential to not only taint your investigation, but to seriously undermine the trust in BLM’s law enforcement office and…

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Federal Government Continues to Chase Its Tail in the Bundy Trials

  Unlike the Oregon Standoff case, where the vast majority of defendants were released from pre-trial custody, in the Nevada case (which many consider to be an even weaker government…

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Bundy Supporters & Anti-Bundy Protestors Clash at Beginning of Trial in Las Vegas

  Kieran Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity, and environmental activist organization, leads Anti-Bundy protests in Las Vegas as the first Bunkerville trial begins. By JENNY WILSON…

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Major, Earth-shaking Developments in the Upcoming Bunkerville Trial(s)?

Agent in charge at Bunkerville, Nev., standoff is implicated in Burning Man investigation (Photo: John Locher/AP) According to a hot-off-the-press story in The Arizona Republic, An investigation accusing a federal…

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Oregon Standoff Trial Update

  The Second Phase Oregon Standoff Trial is now just around the corner, scheduled to begin on February 14, 2017, in Portland.  Based on publicity from the first trial, 1000…

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A Realistic Assessment of Utah’s Role in the Current “Public Lands” Debate — by Todd Macfarlane

  The past few years have been very eventful on the Western “public lands” front.  I put quotation marks around the term/phrase “Public Lands” because according to my evolving understanding,…