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

William Barnhouse just became 350th DNA exoneree in U.S

Indiana Man Exonerated After Serving More Than 25 Years for a Rape DNA Testing Proves He Didn’t Commit William Barnhouse on the day he was released, March 8, 2017, with his attorney Seema Saifee May 12, 2017   (Indianapolis, IN – May 10, 2017)  A judge today granted a motion by the Delaware County Prosecutor’s … More William Barnhouse just became 350th DNA exoneree in U.S

Trump fires FBI Director James Comey

  May 9, 2017 jonathanturley President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey this evening in a surprise move.  Various politicians and the media have openly referred to the act as “Nixonian” and “another Saturday Night Massacre.”  I have previously stated how the Saturday Day Massacre has been misrepresented.  I also do not agree with Jeff Toobin … More Trump fires FBI Director James Comey

Rogue Judges Claim “LGBT” Discrimination Protected by Civil Rights Law

April 5, 2017  by  Selwyn Duke In another example of judges attempting to make law, a Chicago federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that central-government civil-rights legislation says something it doesn’t — that it prohibits job discrimination against lesbian, homosexual, bisexual, and “transgender” employees. Writes NBC News, “The decision, from the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals … More Rogue Judges Claim “LGBT” Discrimination Protected by Civil Rights Law

Opposing Trump Is The New Article Of Faith For Lawyers

March 16, 2017 jonathanturley Below is my recent column about a type of new article of faith for lawyers in opposing President Donald Trump and his Administration.  Here is the column: It seems these days like lawyers are proving Jeremy Bentham correct that “lawyers are the only persons in whom ignorance of the law is … More Opposing Trump Is The New Article Of Faith For Lawyers