Author Archive for Pamela A. MacLean

Barry Bonds Biggest Win

Barry Bonds outside federal court

Record-holding baseball slugger Barry Bonds not only won acquittal of his obstruction of justice conviction Wednesday stemming from an investigation of steroids use among ball players, but the 11-judge panel also said the government cannot retry him. It has taken…

Passport Seizure Challenged


Mosed Shaye Omar, a naturalized U.S. citizen for 33 years, left San Francisco for Yemen to bring his youngest daughter home, but instead of receiving her passport his own was confiscated and he was detained, he said in a lawsuit Monday.…

Yoga in School Is Not Religion


Children in the Encinitas Union School District may participate in yoga classes without fear that it promotes a particular religion in violation of the Constitution, a state appeals court has said. In 2013, Stephen and Jennifer Sedlock and their children…