Margot Cleveland is a senior contributor to The Federalist. She is also a contributor to National Review Online, the Washington Examiner, Aleteia, and Townhall.com, 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 university faculty member and now teaches as an adjunct from time to time.
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.
Attorney General William Barr’s comments indicate there were many situations that appear to have lacked a legitimate purpose for unmasking, and that this problem pre-dated Trump’s election.
While there is no set time limit for a vote, we should know the answer within about 10 days. And if we haven’t heard by then, here’s what it most likely means.
Along the way to the verdict in the Steele case, the court revealed some interesting tidbits for Americans still seeking the truth about Spygate.
This cacophony comes from a sliver of society, with their voices amplified by a media selling an election year controversy to cripple President Trump.
What Lambda portrays as discrimination based on gender identity is not sex discrimination under the reasoning of Bostock.
‘I suspect we are seeing the tip of a very large iceberg, and that there will be further revelations from the FBI,’ says Svetlana Lokhova’s lawyer.
Until Parler obtains a critical mass of users, it cannot compete with Twitter. This is likely why Twitter feels no pause in its escalating its battle with Trump and other conservatives.
The majority in the Flynn ruling handed Sullivan a face-saving out, but will the judge accept defeat or escalate matters, proving his bias and intemperance?
Getting answers to Sen. Chuck Grassley’s questions will help expose some of the breadth and depth of the greatest political scandal our country has ever faced, but so much more is required.
The Supreme Court effectively just told Americans that they must consider men women and women men in the workplace. This will not end well.
A DOJ attorney’s downplaying of the evidence of prosecutorial misconduct only cements in the public’s mind the idea that career federal prosecutors are part of the swamp.
By opening his courtroom to John Gleeson and other anti-Flynn amici, Judge Sullivan has converted the judicial branch into an emissary of the Democratic Party.
Today’s oral arguments suggest the court is hesitant to order Sullivan to dismiss the criminal case against Flynn — at least at this time. How the court will rule likely rests in the hands of Judge Karen Henderson.
In his 70-plus-page brief, retired Judge John Gleeson gave Judge Emmet Sullivan exactly what he wanted: a political hit on Trump that the press could parlay into a new faux scandal.
Details released over the last month reveal Obama and Biden knew more about the Michael Flynn ambush than previously realized. New subpoenas of Susan Rise, James Comey, and James Clapper might prove how much.
While it is understandable that conservatives find amusement in the New York Times folding to the social justice mob, make no mistake: We are not winning this battle.
Judge Emmet Sullivan appeared as unofficial amicus curiae for the Resistance in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals in the Michael Flynn criminal case yesterday.
The newly released transcripts should cause longtime federal Judge Emmet Sullivan to realize the error of his way and immediately dismiss the charges against Michael Flynn.
Emmet Sullivan’s order welcoming amicus curiae briefs in a criminal case would cause a reasonable person to question Judge Sullivan’s impartiality.
Those condemning the DOJ’s decision to drop the charges against Michael Flynn ignore the growing evidence of misconduct by both the FBI and the federal prosecutors.
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