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Mongols Bill Of Attainder

October 3, 2009

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Two more plea deals in the Mongols case were published yesterday (Friday) afternoon. These deals tend to appear on Friday afternoons when the fewest people are looking for them. Like forty-one previous defendants in this case, Paul Cordova and Luis Padilla pled guilty to Count One of the Mongols indictment, which is the count that […]

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Much Mongols Ado

September 29, 2009

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Don’t call it the Mongols case. It isn’t about the Mongols. It is about cops and lawyers and judges getting paid. For those just now returning from a long trip to the planet Mars, almost a year ago, on October 21st, 2008, United States Attorney Thomas P. O’Brien announced via press release that, “Sixty-one members […]

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Four More Mongols Named

June 8, 2009

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The names of four defendants cooperating with the government’s racketeering charge against the Mongols Motorcycle Club became public knowledge over the weekend. The plea and sentencing agreements between the Department of Justice and the four former members of the club are still officially secret. A week ago, the Associated Press sued to have the plea […]

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