Former Schoolmate Says That She Was Told About Kavanaugh Assault In High School While Third Alleged Witness Denies The Incident Ever Occurred

Sept 19, 2018 Two more people came forward yesterday in the still unfolding drama surrounding the allegations of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford that Judge Brett Kavanaugh attempted to rape her when they were both high school students.  Cristina Miranda King says that she heard of the incident from others while in high school.  In the meantime,Patrick … More Former Schoolmate Says That She Was Told About Kavanaugh Assault In High School While Third Alleged Witness Denies The Incident Ever Occurred

VIDEO Daily Wire Speaks With Sen. Mike Lee About The ‘Due Process Guarantee Act’

June 15, 2018   In 2011, section 1021 was added to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This text, which features vague language associated with the detention of “covered persons,” set off alarm bells among civil rights watchdogs. Section 1021 reads in part: Affirmation of authority of the Armed Forces of the United States to detain covered … More VIDEO Daily Wire Speaks With Sen. Mike Lee About The ‘Due Process Guarantee Act’

VIDEO Why The IG Report Undermines Mueller’s Obstruction Investigation

June 17, 2018 jonathanturley Below is my column on the implications of the IG report for the obstruction allegations being investigated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller.  I have previously written how the most likely explanation for actions taken by this Administration will be found in Ockham’s Razorand that theory that requires the least number of assumptions.  The … More VIDEO Why The IG Report Undermines Mueller’s Obstruction Investigation

VIDEO It’s Not Personal, Mr. Rosenstein, Its Strictly Government Business

June 13, 2018 jonathanturley It appears that things got ugly in a recent meeting between Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and House oversight staff.  Rosenstein reportedly threatened to “subpoena” House committee members if they went after him with a contempt sanction for failing to turn over material on the FBI’s investigation of Trump campaign officials.  If the … More VIDEO It’s Not Personal, Mr. Rosenstein, Its Strictly Government Business

Sheriff Richard Mack Runs for Congress

 Feb 9, 2018 by  Charles Scaliger Richard Mack, former sheriff of Graham County, Arizona, is nationally renowned for his participation in the landmark 1997 case Mack v. United States (also known as Printz v. United States), in which a group of county sheriffs, led by Mack, challenged the constitutionality of provisions in the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act that … More Sheriff Richard Mack Runs for Congress

Democrats Search For Russians — Any Russians — For Collusion

January 12, 2018 jonathanturley Below is my column in the Hill Newspaper on the controversy surrounding demand letters sent out by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence — and the scope of the discovery sought by its lead Democratic counsel.  The scope of discovery is always a difficult issue in litigation and lawyers resist efforts to … More Democrats Search For Russians — Any Russians — For Collusion

Democrats Challenge The Right Of Trump To Rescind Obama Order That A Federal Court Declared Unconstitutional

October 16, 2017 jonathanturley There are now eighteen states and the District of Columbia lined up to challenge the executive order by President Donald Trump to rescind the Obama order giving insurance companies billions in subsidies . . . without an appropriation of Congress.  As explained below, this challenge advances a rather curious claim that Trump cannot rescind … More Democrats Challenge The Right Of Trump To Rescind Obama Order That A Federal Court Declared Unconstitutional

Federal Judge Re-affirms Tradition of Congressional Prayer

Oct 14, 2017 by  Dave Bohon A federal judge has re-affirmed the constitutionality of prayer in the U.S. Congress, ruling that Supreme Court precedent undergirds the long tradition of prayer opening each congressional session, along with the House rules that govern the practice. The decision comes in response to a lawsuit filed by Daniel Barker, president … More Federal Judge Re-affirms Tradition of Congressional Prayer

Congress Considers Bill to Reduce Federal Overcriminalization

Oct 11, 2017 by  Alex Newman   In an effort to restore some semblance of justice to the federal government’s sprawling “criminal justice” machine, a coalition of U.S. lawmakers including liberty-minded Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) are pursuing reforms that would force the feds to prove suspects were willfully committing a crime. With tens of thousands of … More Congress Considers Bill to Reduce Federal Overcriminalization