Despite ample evidence of premeditation, public knowledge of political and personal clashes, and a taped confession, Dan White was charged with voluntary manslaughter after he assassinated San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk. Previously processed Federal Bureau of Investigation records released to Emma Best reveal details about White’s alleged antisemitism and homophobia, and lend credence to accusations that the State’s prosecution of White was performed with “reckless and wanton disregard of normal prosecutorial standards.”
This February, Paul Galante filed a FOIA with the Central Intelligence Agency for its files on the 1993 shooting outside Agency headquarters involving Pakistani national Mir Qazi. This week, the CIA responded, saying they would release over 650 pages related to the four-year long investigation, if Galante pays $55 in processing fees. You can can chip in and help.
It’s been just over two years since an FBI agent fatally shot Ibragim Todashev during an interview in Orlando. Last week, the Bureau released more than 200 pages on Todashev, a friend of Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev, including graphic photos from the scene of the shooting and summaries of interviews with a handful of acquaintances.