Andrew Kreig is executive director of the Justice Integrity Project, and also a free-lance investigative reporter, attorney and radio host based in Washington, DC. His primary focus for the past year has been exploring allegations of official corruption and other misconduct in federal agencies, and also advising several non-profit groups fostering cutting-edge applications within the communications industries.
As president of the Wireless Communications Association International from 1996 to last summer, Kreig led its worldwide advocacy that helped create today’s broadband wireless industry.
Previously, he was an associate at Latham & Watkins, law clerk to a federal judge, author of a book about the newspaper business and a longtime reporter for the Hartford Courant.
Currently, he is a senior fellow with the Schuster Institute
for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University and a research fellow with the Information Economy Project
at George Mason University School of Law. He holdslaw degrees from the University of Chicago School of Law and from Yale Law School.
New questions raised about prosecutor who cleared Bush officials in U.S. Attorney firings
ASK THIS | July 25, 2010
Four days before Nora Dannehy was appointed to investigate the Bush administration’s U.S. attorney firing scandal, a team of lawyers she led was found to have illegally suppressed evidence in a major political corruption case. Andrew Kreig writes that this previously unreported fact calls her entire investigation into question as well as that of a similar investigation by her colleague John Durham of DOJ and CIA decision-making involving torture.
A few questions for Karl Rove on his book tour
ASK THIS | May 27, 2010
Bush’s brain shouldn’t mind answering a few questions as he goes around the South and Midwest selling his book. Just might enliven the events, and end up selling more copies. So here are a few, prepared by Andrew Kreig.
Another look at the Kerik case
COMMENTARY | April 07, 2010
The judge in the corruption trial of Bernard Kerik, acting at the request of prosecutors, suppressed testimony that could have been helpful to the former New York police commissioner. Taking a hard look at these events is Andrew Kreig, founder of a project that examines high-visibility white collar crimes.
Writer charges abuse of justice in the Kerik case
COMMENTARY | February 19, 2010
Andrew Kreig, who is forming a group to promote oversight of prosecutorial and judicial misconduct, says the former New York police commissioner was a victim of overly aggressive, improper tactics.
Localizing a Washington scoop the (almost) easy way
SHOWCASE | November 20, 2009
Going online for Congressional Research Service reports and hearings transcripts provides a big assist to reporters anywhere in their coverage of Washington, DC, news. Writer Andrew Kreig describes how.
Covering prosecutors calls for tough-minded reporters
COMMENTARY | October 18, 2009
Writer Andrew Kreig cites concern over abusive prosecutorial conduct and suggests approaches for reporters to dig a little deeper. A question: Was Ted Stevens targeted to deflect from the overwhelming pursuit of Democrats, not Republicans, under Bush?
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