Category: Law

Elijah Cummings: A Tough Investigator in Life, Bipartisan Hero in Death

Elijah Cummings: A Tough Investigator in Life, Bipartisan Hero in Death

One has to wonder, however, if Trump can manage this level of magnanimity towards a political adversary in death, how much better off we would all be if he could have governed with this spirit of grace toward all on a daily basis.
Impeachment Is Neither Seditious Nor a Coup de etat

Impeachment Is Neither Seditious Nor a Coup de etat

Here in the United States, impeachment is not only fully legal....it is constitutional. This is because impeachment is inscribed in our US Constitution.
Trump Shouldn’t Count on Republicans Protecting Him Anymore

Trump Shouldn’t Count on Republicans Protecting Him Anymore

A new Washington Post poll is out Tuesday, and it's not good news for Trump. Even Republicans are starting to back impeachment.
Amping Up Attacks Against Whistleblower May Add Impeachment Charges

Amping Up Attacks Against Whistleblower May Add Impeachment Charges

Trump's rhetoric betrays the oath of office he took and, therefore, could simply add to the number of articles of impeachment he may ultimately face.
Impeachment: Trump in Trouble as GOP Cracks Begin to Form

Impeachment: Trump in Trouble as GOP Cracks Begin to Form

These cracks today are small, and some could argue, inconsequential. But these small cracks have emerged quickly nonetheless.
Whistleblower Scandal: Pence May Join Trump In the Bullseye

Whistleblower Scandal: Pence May Join Trump In the Bullseye

If it is indeed proven that Pence also holds culpability, the United States could well be for a constitutional and presidential crisis not seen since Watergate--indeed, dwarf Watergate.
Defeat Judicial Appointment for Steven Menashi (and All Those Like It)

Defeat Judicial Appointment for Steven Menashi (and All Those Like It)

Every once in a while, a Trump judicial nominee comes forward who is even more noticeably worse than the rest. Steven Menashi is one of those.
Appeals Court Upholds Block on Abortion Restriction

Appeals Court Upholds Block on Abortion Restriction

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals Wednesday upheld a preliminary injunction against a restrictive Indiana state abortion law that would have imposed undue burdens on young women’s personal medical decisions.
The Car Seat Industry Helped Delay a Child Safety Regulation — Again

The Car Seat Industry Helped Delay a Child Safety Regulation — Again

A long-delayed safety standard for children’s car seats in side-impact crashes is being pushed back further. The industry is arguing that the government should not act without also updating its other safety standards for car seats.
“No Comment”: Emails Show the VA Took No Action to Spare Veterans From a Harsh Trump Immigration Policy

“No Comment”: Emails Show the VA Took No Action to Spare Veterans From a Harsh Trump Immigration Policy

The VA’s approach differs sharply from the Pentagon’s, which won an exemption for active-duty members of the military.