Clinton Lawyer Acquitted in RussiaGate Case

What does it all mean? It depends on who you ask.

Turley on Impeachment, Redux

Outliers are bad places to look for solid support of your argument.

Turley on Impeachment

His column for The Hill feels more like concern trolling than anything else.

Trump Commutes Roger Stone’s Sentence

A shocking and yet completely unsurprising development.

Impeachment Hearings Go To Law School

Yesterday’s hearing before the House Judiciary Committee did a good job of explaining how the facts of the Ukraine scandal meet the Constitution’s definition of impeachable offenses.

People For The American Way STOP GORSUCH FOR SUPREME COURT JUSTICE RALLY in front of the United States Supreme Court on First Street, NE, Washington DC on Tuesday night, 31 January 2017 by Elvert Barnes Protest Photography People For The American Way STOP GORSUCH FOR SUPREME COURT JUSTICE RALLY in front of the United States Supreme Court on First Street, NE, Washington DC on Tuesday night, 31 January 2017 by Elvert Barnes Protest Photography

Gorsuch Confounding Expectations

President Trump’s first Supreme Court appointment has joined the liberal bloc on several cases.

Europe’s Crackdown On “Hate Speech” Making Blasphemy Laws Cool Again

Europe has abandoned centuries-old laws against blasphemy, but the assault on so-called “hate speech” threatens to effectively bring them back.

Did The Supreme Court ‘Overrule’ Korematsu? Not Really

Contrary to what many people have claimed, the Supreme Court’s decision in Trump v. Hawaii did not overturn one of the most controversial decisions in its history.

Donald Trump’s Deplorable Memorial Day Tweet

Donald Trump chose to mark Memorial Day by talking about himself.

Attorney For Stormy Daniels: Client Was Physically Threatened To Remain Silent

A new bombshell allegation in the Stormy Daniels affair.

Former Secretary Of Nobel Committee Says Obama’s Peace Prize Was A Mistake

Nine years later, at least one member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee is admitting what seemed at the time a rather obvious fact.

James Clapper Not Charged with Lying to Congress

The statute of limitations has expired. But he should never have been asked the question to begin with.

Democratic States Sue Trump Administration Over Decision To End DACA

As expected, a group of Democratic states is suing the Trump Administration over the decision to end the DACA program.

Trump Says He’d Testify Under Oath About Comey And Russia, That Would Be A Mistake

President Trump says he’d be willing to testify under oath in response to former F.B.I Director Comey’s accusations. That would be a mistake for several reasons.

Trump Names Judge Neil Gorsuch To Supreme Court

With a relatively smooth announcement, Donald Trump has named a solid and qualified conservative who will likely be confirmed to the nation’s highest court.

Hillary Clinton Blames Her Loss On The Director Of The F.B.I.

In a call to supporters, Hillary Clinton blames her loss on F.B.I. Director James Comey

Federal Court Finds Portion Of Administration’s PPACA Subsidy Funding Unconstitutional

A Federal Court has ruled that the Administration violated the law when it spent funds allocated under the PPACA for purposes other than those authorized by Congress.

Bowe Bergdahl Charged With Desertion, Other Offenses As White House Narrative Collapses

Bowe Bergdahl will face charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy, and the White House’s narrative about this release lies in tatters.

The House Lawsuit Against Obama; Full Of Sound And Fury, Signifying Nothing

The House of Representatives has filed its lawsuit against the President. As expected, it doesn’t amount to much.

GAO: Obama Broke The Law In Bergdahl Release Deal

The General Accounting Office confirmed what seems clear to anyone who can read a statute.

Presidential Overreach Should Be More Than Just Another Partisan Fight, But That’s What It Will Be

There are legitimate issues regarding Presidential overreach and separation of powers that President Obama’s actions while in office have raised. But none of that will be discussed in our hyperpartisan political culture.

The Redskins Trademark Decision Is Legally Dubious, And Troubling

However you feel about the Redskins name, the decision to retroactively repeal their trademarks is troubling on many levels.

Supreme Court Allows Challenge To Law Against Election “Lies” To Go Forward

A hopeful First Amendment decision from the Supreme Court.

Did Obama Violate The Law With The Bergdahl Release? It Sure Seems Like It

Good intentions aren’t an excuse for failure to follow the law.

Federal Judge Strikes Down Utah Law Against Polygamy, Or At Least Part Of It

A Federal District Court Judge struck down part of Utah’s law against polygamy brought by the stars of TLC’s “Sister Wives.”

Is President Obama’s “Administrative Fix” Even Legal? Probably Not

The Imperial Presidency didn’t start with Barack Obama, but his PPACA “fix” does much to expand it into questionable new territory.

Court Holds That Wedding Photographer Cannot Refuse Service To Gay Couples

A case out of New Mexico presents an interesting collision of First Amendment rights and anti-discrimination values.

Did Eric Holder Commit Perjury? Probably Not

Eric Holder’s testimony before Congress is leading to accusations of perjury, but the argument that he did so seem pretty weak.

A Camera On Every Corner? The Surveillance Debate After Boston

Big Brother is watching us. And he may be watching us a lot more after what happened in Boston.

Mental Illness, The Law, And Individual Rights

Are we heading toward an era where a diagnosis of mental illness becomes an instrument for state oppression?

Freedom Of Speech Under Attack

Increasingly, the right of people to speak is being sacrificed in the name of “tolerance” and “security.”

Paul Ryan Panders To Religious Right On School Prayer

For some reason, Paul Ryan decided to talk about school prayer this weekend.

Two-Thirds Of Americans Can’t Name A Single Member Of The Supreme Court

If you can name at least one of these people, you know more than two-thirds of your fellow citizens.

Civil Rights Group Alleges Discrimination By Chick-Fil-A Because Of Dan Cathy’s Opinion

The latest round of the Chick-fil-A controversy is perhaps the most absurd yet.

Everybody Hates Breezewood, Pennsylvania

An object lesson in bureaucracy and the reason why infrastructure projects aren’t as easy to complete as some think.

Jimmy Carter: U.S. Under Obama Is A “Widespread Violator Of Human Rights”

From one Nobel Peace Prize winner to another.

Is The Supreme Court Too Small?

One law professor suggests that we need to double the size of the Supreme Court. Is he right?

Spanish Artist Facing Prison For “Insulting” The Catholic Church

There is a disturbing trend in Western nations toward enforcement of laws against “insulting” religions.

Calling Someone ‘Gay’ Not Necessarily Slander, Some Courts Are Saying

As societal attitudes change, what counts as an insult so bad you can sue someone over it also changes.

Detroit To Start Turning Out The Lights

The City of Detroit appears ready to abandon vast sections of itself to the metaphorical jungle.

New Arizona Law Seeks To Purge All Mean Words From The Internet

A bill that may become law in Arizona could make your Internet comments a crime.

Unsurprisingly, Obama Re-Elect Will Accept SuperPAC Aid

The Obama Campaign is being criticized for agreeing to play the SuperPAC game like everyone else does.

Catholic Bishops Claim Laws Allowing Gay Adoption Violate Religious Liberty

If you’re going to take public money, “religious liberty” is not an excuse to fail to comply with the law.

Newt Gingrich Flunks History

Newt Gingrich gets his Civil War history very wrong.

Should Justice Kagan Recuse Herself From Health Care Reform Case?

Questions have been raised about whether it is proper for Elena Kagan to hear the Affordable Care Act lawsuit.