Trump has a fleet of attorneys to help him obey the laws and regulations. But just as for each of us, if a competitor looks hard enough, they will find something.
The FBI throwing the book at a bunch of the country’s rich and famous has the added benefit to being a surefire distraction from the ethical hole the FBI has dug itself.
So long as universal injunctions exist, plaintiffs will be able to impose their policy preferences on the entire country, if they find a willing judge.
Democrats have nothing to fear in attorney general nominee William Barr, because he can’t do anything about Special Counsel Robert Mueller. But he ought to clean up the DOJ.
This is the second scheme we have found of donors and elected officials using nonprofits as ‘cutouts’ to provide staff, consultant, PR and legal support for climate-activist officeholders.
Paul Manafort, George Papadopoulos, and Michael Flynn had their lives destroyed after helping Donald Trump, while their Hillary Clinton counterparts have nothing to fear.
Wrongfully prosecuting Alaskan Sen. Ted Stevens paid off handsomely for Democratic partisans at no cost to the perpetrators. Obviously, someone was paying attention.
A state judge appointed guardians for every minor detained at the Casa Padre Detention Facility and ordered an investigation into federal duties.
Rod Rosenstein claimed under oath that he never threatened to subpoena congressional staff, but DOJ statements to Fox News and CNN suggest otherwise.
Robert Mueller’s investigation is showy and politically important, but it is not unique. It embodies our administrative state.
Establishment DC types who reflexively defend Mueller haven’t explained how they came to trust him so completely. It’s a question worth asking given the bumpy historical record of Mueller’s tenure as FBI director.
Lawyers have again harnessed the ardor of environmental activists, left-leaning politicians, and liberal donors to launch a legal crusade against energy companies.
Despite concluding a crime was committed during the use of state resources to target Gov. Scott Walker, Wisconsin’s Justice Department recommends no criminal charges.
Assuming Patagonia can show standing, a court considering President Trump’s power to reduce the sizes of federal monuments will be in largely uncharted waters.
A Stanford professor is suing other scientists for critiquing his work in favor of ‘renewable energy.’ That’s not how science works.
The Southern Poverty Law Center’s ‘Hate List’ has all the authority of a mean girl’s burn book. Yet it is dangerously provocative.
How increasingly letting states and citizens sue to stop laws and regulations they don’t like, such as President Trump’s immigration order, can politicize courts and end self-government.
An umpire would (or should) throw Cork’s case out. Like it or not, the rule of law demands that President Trump and his organization be treated like all others that are similarly situated.
Obama ‘abus[ed] the Department of Justice to bankrupt, harass, and punish many of Obama’s political opponents,’ says target Steve Stockman. These abuses rival the Wisconsin John Doe dragnet.
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