Jurisprudence
Jurisprudence
July 28 2017 2:48 PMA Tweet Is a Direct OrderMilitary leaders who say the president’s social media posts aren’t policy are playing a dangerous game.
July 27 2017 12:43 PMTrustbustersThe one economic proposal in the Democratic “Better Deal” platform that could actually change the world.
July 25 2017 5:42 PMHow Massachusetts Became a Sanctuary StateA landmark ruling from the commonwealth’s highest court could change the future of immigration enforcement.
July 25 2017 2:43 PMState Attorneys General Won’t Save UsIf Trump fires Robert Mueller, don’t expect state officials to function as stand-in special prosecutors.
July 24 2017 1:36 PMUnpresidential CommandTrump is ordering service members to support the Republican agenda. That is terrifying.
July 21 2017 4:09 PMLawyers Aren’t WizardsThere’s no magic legal spell to remove Donald Trump from office. Americans are just going to have to stand up and fight his abuses of power.
July 21 2017 1:28 PMCan the President Get the Vice President to Pardon Him?And other pardon scenarios, explained.
July 20 2017 3:17 PMHe Didn’t Have to Do ItIt seemed like a no-brainer at the time, but Jeff Sessions’ recusal decision now looks like the most surprising—and consequential—move of the Trump presidency.
July 19 2017 3:18 PMThe Alternative Facts DefenseTrump is arguing in court that he was being hyperbolic when called a woman who accused him of sexual misconduct a liar.
July 18 2017 5:52 PMNot So Fast, Special CounselAll the ways Robert Mueller’s investigation of Donald Trump might be tripped up before it reaches the finish line.
July 14 2017 4:16 PMExcuses, ExcusesJared Kushner and Jeff Sessions both failed to disclose their Russia meetings to the FBI. One has a better explanation than the other.
July 13 2017 7:09 PMThe Russia Conspiracy Goes to CourtTwo DNC donors and a staffer are suing the Trump campaign for working with the Russians to leak their emails. Will they win?
July 12 2017 10:15 AMOrchestrated ChaosTrump’s election commission has been a disaster. It’s going exactly as planned.
July 11 2017 4:04 PMHow Trump’s DOJ Will Try to Purge Voter RollsAnd what states can do to fight back.
July 6 2017 5:35 PMThe Secret Goal of Trump’s Voting CommissionIt is seeking to gut the Motor Voter Act.
July 27 2017 4:24 PMThe Obstruction of Justice Case Against Donald TrumpNo, not that one. This other one.
July 26 2017 1:12 PMShould He Stay or Should He Go?Some progressives want Jeff Sessions to defy Trump and keep his job. Others are desperate for the attorney general to leave the DOJ. Who’s right?
July 25 2017 4:38 PMJared’s RulesThere’s one legal standard for Trump’s family and another for everyone else.
July 25 2017 1:23 PMHow to Replace Jeff SessionsIf he fires the attorney general, Donald Trump can take three very different approaches to appointing his successor.
July 21 2017 6:20 PMCriminal PardonIf Donald Trump abuses his pardon power, he could eventually be prosecuted.
July 21 2017 2:09 PMTrump Can’t Escape the StatesNo matter whom he fires or pardons, the president won’t be able to hide from state attorneys general.
July 20 2017 5:48 PM“Why Would I Do That?”President Trump’s denial that he cleared the room before his infamous James Comey meeting will haunt him.
July 19 2017 4:00 PMThe Presidential Advisory Commission on Election MendacityThe first public meeting of Trump’s voter fraud panel was a horrifying parade of outright lies.
July 19 2017 3:09 PMA Prayer for the Real VictimsFor Jeff Sessions and the Supreme Court, the battle for Christians’ religious liberty is one of the only fights that matters.
July 17 2017 5:42 PMPresidential RevisionismThe New York Times published the flimsiest defense of Trump’s apparent emoluments violations yet.
July 14 2017 2:15 PMGrandma Is Family AgainA judge rules against Donald Trump’s travel ban guidelines saying grandparents don’t count as close family.
July 12 2017 4:38 PMDonald Trump Jr.’s Free Speech DefenseIt’s as bogus as it sounds.
July 11 2017 11:30 PMChristopher Wray Will Not Be Trump’s StoogeThe president wants his FBI director to do his bidding. Too bad he’s nominated another James Comey.
July 11 2017 2:18 PMIs Donald Trump Jr. Guilty of Treason?Probably not, but he likely committed this other crime.
July 6 2017 10:59 AMOpen and ShutThe obstruction of justice case against Trump is already a slam dunk.

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