Donald Trump Is Seeking To Stop A Book Critical Of Him From Being Published

Who needs a First Amendment when you have lawyers willing to write threatening letters?

Roy Moore Files Largely Frivolous Lawsuit Claiming ‘Voter Fraud’ In Senate Election

Roy Moore isn’t giving up, but he can’t stop the inevitable.

Cities Sue Over Failure To Report Military Convictions To National Gun Check Database

Three U.S. cities are suing the Federal Government over the failure to properly report military convictions to the national gun background check database.

Disputed Virginia Election Heads To Court

The battle for control of the Virginia House of Delegates remains up in the air as both sides continue to dispute the outcome in one district.

What Happens When A Business Won’t Accept Cash For Payment?

An increasing number of businesses are refusing to accept cash as payment, that raises some interesting social and legal issues.

Appeals Court Strikes Down Third Version Of Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban

Late yesterday, a panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling striking down the latest version of Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban.

Federal Judge Dismisses Emoluments Clause Lawsuit Against Trump

A Judge in New York has dismissed a lawsuit against the President based on two provisions of the Constitution that had never been ruled on before.

Trump Considered Dumping Gorsuch Over Perceived Disloyalty

Report that President Trump considered withdrawing the Gorsuch nomination are another sign of his unhealthy obsession with pledges of loyalty from people who have no business giving it to him.

Trump Judicial Nominee Caught Unprepared By Viral Video Withdraws Nomination

A Trump judicial nominee who could not answer basic legal questions in a hearing last week has withdrawn his nomination, but this is likely to happen again unless the Administration fixes some obvious flaws in its selection process.

Federal Appeals Court Judge Resigns Amid Sexual Harassment Allegations

Federal Appeals Court Judge Alex Kozinski is resigning immediately after a barrage of sexual harassment allegations.

Another Incompetent, Unqualified Trump Judicial Nominee

Meet Matthew Peterson, a nominee for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia who apparently doesn’t know much about trials.

Pursuant To Court Order, Defense Department Will Allow Transgender Americans To Enlist

Transgender Americans will be able to enlist in the military beginning January 1st thanks to a ruling from a Federal District Court Judge.

Supreme Court Declines To Hear Case Regarding Discrimination Based On Sexual Orientation

The Supreme Court declined to hear a major case regarding discrimination based on sexual orientation, but the issue is likely to come up again in the very near future.

Supreme Court Takes On A Second Political Gerrymandering Case

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a second case dealing with political Gerrymandering.

Trump, Trump Jr., And The Attorney-Client Privilege

Donald Trump Jr. is claiming that some conversations between him and his father are covered by the attorney-client privilege. Based on what we know about those conversations, there’s a good possibility that he’s right.

Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Case Pitting First Amendment Rights Against LGBT Rights

The Supreme Court held oral argument in a case that pits First Amendment rights against the rights of LGBT Americans.

Supreme Court Lifts Injunctions Against Trump Administration’s Muslim Travel Ban Version 3.0

The Supreme Court is allowing the latest version of Donald Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban to go into effect.

Supreme Court Justices Appear Skeptical Of Law Barring Legalization Of Sports Gambling

The Supreme Court heard argument today in a case challenging a 1992 law barring sports gambling in all but a handful of states, and the Justices appeared skeptical of the law.

Trump Pressed Top Senators To End Russia Investigation

For a guy who considers the Russia investigation “Fake News,” President Trump sure is doing a lot to try to stop it.

Michael Flynn Pleads Guilty To Lying To The F.B.I.

Ominous news for the Trump Administration today out of Federal Court in Washington, D.C.

Undocumented Immigrant Acquitted In Case Trump Turned Into A Political Issue

A not guilty verdict in a case that Donald Trump turned into a political issue.

Supreme Court Hears Argument In Case Involving Fourth Amendment Rights And Technology

The Supreme Court heard oral argument yesterday in what could end up being a landmark case on the issue of the scope of Fourth Amendment rights in the 21st Century.

NBC Fires Matt Lauer After Sexual Misconduct Allegations

The latest domino to fall in the ongoing wave of sexual harassment and abuse revelations is Matt Lauer.

Air Force Repeatedly Failed To Report Crimes To National Gun Database

Big problems for the Air Force.

Supreme Court Declines Appeal Of Case Upholding Maryland Ban On Assault Weapons

The Supreme Court has declined to hear yet another Second Amendment case.

Michael Flynn’s Legal Team Ends Cooperation With President Trump’s Legal Team

Potentially bad news for President Trump in connection with the Russia investigation.

Second Federal Judge Issues Order Blocking Trump’s Transgender Military Ban

For the second time in as many months, a Federal Court is blocking the Administration’s ban on transgender troops in the military.

Federal Judge Issues Order Barring Cut Off Of Funding To ‘Sanctuary Cities’

A Federal Judge in California has entered an order permanently blocking a Trump Administration effort to deny funding to so-called sanctuary cities.

Notorious Mass Murderer Charles Manson Dead at 83

Charles Manson, who led a cult-like “family” to a series of murders in 1969 and subsequently spent more than 40 years in prison, has died at the age of 83.

Presidential Authority To Order Nuclear Launches In The Trump Era

Is it time to reexamine Presidential authority to launch a nuclear strike?

Roy Moore And Standards Of Proof

No, we don’t have to presume that Roy Moore is “innocent until proven guilty.”

Case Against Senator Bob Menendez Ends In Mistrial

New Jersey Senate Bob Menendez has temporarily dodged a bullet, but his ultimate fate is far from clear.

Donald Trump’s Unqualified Judges

As a candidate, Donald Trump liked to claim that he only hired the “top people.” and said he would do the same thing as President. So far, it isn’t working out that way.

Russian Lawyer Alleges Donald Trump, Jr. Offered Quid Pro Quo For Information On Clinton

Yet more evidence of potential collusion between Trump campaign officials and Russians.

Trump And The Rule Of Law

In his time as President, Donald Trump has demonstrated as much contempt for the rule of law as he did as a candidate.

Twenty-Six Killed In South Texas Church Massacre

Another mass shooting.

Ezekiel Elliott Gets Another Reprieve

Ezekiel Elliott got a legal reprieve late last week, but it may not last for long and it could have a big impact on the fortunes of the Dallas Cowboys.

Bowe Bergdahl Receives Dishonorable Discharge, Reduction In Rank, Will Not Serve Prison Time

Bowe Bergdahl received a dishonorable discharge and reduction in rank, but will not serve time in prison.

Justice Department May Seek Charges Against Russian Officials For Election-Related Hacking

The Justice Department appears to be on the verge of charging Russian government officials in connection with election-related hacking.

Trump And The Federal Courts

Federal Courts continue to rule against the Administration, and the President continues to lash out at Judges and demonstrate his contempt for the Rule Of Law.

Former Trump Campaign Adviser Charged With Lying To F.B.I. About Contacts With Russia

A Trump Campaign official has been charged with and pled guilty to charges of lying to the F.B.I. regarding contacts with Russian officials.

Former Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort Indicted

The first shoes drop in the Mueller investigation.

Don’t Expect Ruth Bader Ginsburg To Retire While Donald Trump Is President

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is making it clear she will not be leaving the court anytime soon.

First Indictment Reportedly Issued In Mueller’s Russia Investigation

The first shoes appear ready to drop in Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and the Trump campaign.

Two Federal Courts Block Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban Again

Two Federal Judges have issued orders blocking the latest version of President Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban.

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Pleads Guilty To Desertion And Other Charges

The Bergdahl case comes to an end.

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