Reasonable Doubt? Republicans Throw Chris Garrett Into The Fray

  September 21, 2018 by Jonathan Turley   The unfolding drama over the allegations of Christine Blasey Ford just got even more bizarre as Ed Whelan, president of the conservative Ethics and Public Center (EPPC) released the picture of a remarkably similar looking teenager who could have been the culprit in the alleged attempted rape. … More Reasonable Doubt? Republicans Throw Chris Garrett Into The Fray

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

Defense Counsel Calls Out DOJ For Falsely Accusing His Client Of Trading Sex For Access . . . Court Imposes Gag Order On Counsel

Sept 11, 2018 by Johnathan Turley     Yesterday, we discussed the prosecution of accused Russian agent Maria Butina and how prosecutors put out a clearly false allegations that she traded sex for favors.  Butina’s defense counsel Robert Driscoll called out the government for the clearly baseless allegations spread throughout the media.  U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan has now … More Defense Counsel Calls Out DOJ For Falsely Accusing His Client Of Trading Sex For Access . . . Court Imposes Gag Order On Counsel

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

Judge Dismisses Bundy Case With Prejudice After Finding of Extensive Unethical Conduct By Federal Prosecutors

January 9, 2018 jonathanturley Another major case has been thrown out due to prosecutorial abuse by the United States Department of Justice.  We have previously discussed cases where federal prosecutors have withheld evidence and filed false or misleading statements to the court.  Now,  U.S. District Court Judge Gloria Navarro has issued a dismissal with prejudice against the Justice Department … More Judge Dismisses Bundy Case With Prejudice After Finding of Extensive Unethical Conduct By Federal Prosecutors

University Student Cleared Of Rape After Police Admit To Withholding 40,000 Messages From His Accuser

December 19, 2017 jonathanturley For two years, Liam Allan, 22, lived in fear after he was accused of 12 rapes and assaults by a woman.  He was facing 20 in jail and put his life on hold as he insisted that he was innocent. What he did not know until recently was the police in England … More University Student Cleared Of Rape After Police Admit To Withholding 40,000 Messages From His Accuser

Clinton Lawyer Under Fire After Disclosure That The Clinton Campaign Paid For Russian Dossier On Trump

October 25, 2017 jonathanturley Clinton campaign lawyer Marc Elias is under fire today after the Washington Post ran an extensive story on how the Clinton Campaign and Democratic National Committee hired controversial research firm Fusion GPS to dig up dirt on Donald Trump in Russia in the “Russian Dossier” matter.  Reporters at the New York Times have accused Elias … More Clinton Lawyer Under Fire After Disclosure That The Clinton Campaign Paid For Russian Dossier On Trump

Roper’s Resolve: Critics Seek Dangerous Extensions Of Treason and Other Crimes To Prosecute The Trumps

July 21, 2017 jonathanturley Below is my column in the Hill newspaper on how critics of Donald Trump have been calling for radical extensions or interpretations of criminal provisions against core figures. The implications for such interpretations of crimes like treason need to be considered by critics. “So now you’d give the devil benefit of the … More Roper’s Resolve: Critics Seek Dangerous Extensions Of Treason and Other Crimes To Prosecute The Trumps

High Court Says No Joint and Several Liability in Forfeiture

  June 12, 2017 By William Vogeler, Esq.  The U.S. Supreme Court said two brothers were not jointly and severally liable under a forfeiture statute for conspiring to distribute products used to make methamphetamine. In Honeycutt v. United States, the High Court turned back prosecutors’ claims that both brothers owed $269,751 in the case — … More High Court Says No Joint and Several Liability in Forfeiture