Margot Cleveland
Margot Cleveland
Margot Cleveland is a senior contributor to The Federalist. She is also a contributor to National Review Online, the Washington Examiner, Aleteia, and, and has been published in the Wall Street Journal and USA Today. Cleveland is a lawyer and a graduate of the Notre Dame Law School, where she earned the Hoynes Prize—the law school’s highest honor. She later served for nearly 25 years as a permanent law clerk for a federal appellate judge on the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Cleveland is a former full-time faculty member and current adjunct instructor for the college of business at the University of Notre Dame, where she received several teaching awards. As a stay-at-home homeschooling mom of a young son with cystic fibrosis, Cleveland frequently writes on cultural issues related to parenting and special-needs children. Cleveland is on Twitter at @ProfMJCleveland. The views expressed here are those of Cleveland in her private capacity.
Indiana Attorney General Confirms Forthcoming Investigation Into Abortionist’s 2,000 Baby Remains

While sorting the late abortionist’s property, his family discovered 2,246 medically preserved fetal remains. State and federal investigations are forthcoming.

Fetus-Collecting Abortionist Connected To Unlicensed Abortion Facility In Buttigieg’s Town

Abortion apologists are now distancing themselves from abortionist Ulrich George Klopfer, who was recently found to have kept the remains of more than 2,000 babies. But they weren’t before.

Lindsey Graham, Start Fighting For Justice For Brett Kavanaugh

Yes, Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed. But that isn’t justice. Justice requires consequences for those who tarnished the man and lied to Senate Judiciary investigators and committee members.

Sidney Powell’s Latest Motion In Michael Flynn’s Case Is A Russiagate Bombshell

Lawyer Sidney Powell’s bigger plan is to expose the breadth and depth of SpyGate and how flaying Michael Flynn lay at the heart of the soft coup attempt.

Michael Flynn’s Lawyer Explains Why She Needs To View Documents The Government Hasn’t Turned Over

What should have been a quick hearing turned into a 45-minute preview of Sidney Powell’s plan to combat what she characterized as egregious government misconduct.

What Happened During Flynn Lawyer’s Secret Meeting With Judge This Week?

The question is whether Michael Flynn was affected by efforts to get Trump, and whether Judge Sullivan will keep him from reviewing the evidence that could prove prosecutorial misconduct.

Michael Flynn’s Attorney Accuses Feds Of Hiding Exculpatory Information About His Case

Michael Flynn’s new attorney filed a 19-page brief detailing prosecutorial misconduct and seeking sanctions against government attorneys for withholding evidence.

Inspector General Rebukes James Comey For Putting Himself Above The Nation

The IG report rebuked Comey for mishandling official FBI records, and for his many violations of regulations, DOJ and FBI policies, and Comey’s employment agreement.

Lawsuit: HuffPo Falsely Blamed Black Student For Killing A Kennedy, All To Smear Brett Kavanaugh

Derrick Evans is suing the Huffington Post for a story they ran days after Christine Blasey Ford went public with her now-debunked claim that Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her.

Dear Lindsey Graham: Be A Man, Not A Meme

Democrats don’t need anything more to stack the courts and execute a soft coup than Lindsey Graham and other ineffective Republicans to stick to seething.

The Student Debt You Willingly Took On Is Not My Problem To Solve

Apparently, the majority of Democratic presidential contenders want to parade student debt sob stories around. These stories don’t show the full picture.

Here’s Your Guide To Former FBI Agent Peter Strzok’s Lawsuit Demanding His Job Back

Disgraced Trump investigator Peter Strzok probably won’t get tossed out of court right away. But once litigation proceeds, Strzok’s claims will be on shaky grounds.

7 Times Robert Mueller Played Dumb Before Congress For Partisan Advantage

While much of the criticism following Robert Mueller’s testimony focused on his ignorance and confusion, at other times Mueller knew exactly what he was doing when he testified last week.

The Covington Catholic Teen Lost His First Court Battle, But Will Probably Win His Next

On Friday, a federal judge in Kentucky tossed Nicholas Sandmann’s defamation case against the Washington Post. Here’s why Sandmann is likely to win on appeal.

Mueller’s Ignorance Of Fusion GPS Proves His Investigation Was A Sham

Robert Mueller’s ignorance when queried about Fusion GPS exposed both the proceedings and the special counsel probe as a sham.

Here’s The No. 1 Question To Ask Robert Mueller In Tomorrow’s Hearing

New information shows the intelligence community withheld extremely relevant information from the special counsel’s office. What else did it withhold? Robert Mueller should say.

Latest Development In Flynn Case Proves Special Counsel Was A Cover For Taking Down Trump

His former lawyer’s latest testimony establishes two facts, both of which benefit Michael Flynn and both of which the media has missed.

Here’s Your Guide To The Latest Wild Developments With Michael Flynn

In the escalating dispute between government attorneys and former Trump national security advisor Michael Flynn’s new lawyer, the latter has the better argument.

Judge Orders Ethics Training For Michael Flynn’s Former Lawyers

Was there a conflict of interest between Michael Flynn and his Covington and Burling attorneys who used to represent him? New facts unfold.

How Having Mueller’s No. 2 Testify To Congress Will Hurt Democrats More Than Trump

Far from damaging Trump, Andrew Weissmann’s closed-door testimony—if handled properly—will help unravel the Russia-collusion witch hunt and inflict damage on Democrats.