By Katelyn Polantz via CNN: An unnamed, foreign government-owned company in a mystery court case is asking the Supreme Court to pause a grand jury subpoena it received related to special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. The Supreme Court appeal comes after a federal appeals court ruling that ordered the company to comply with the subpoena, which required it to turn over “information” about its commercial … Continue reading The Supreme Court has Never had a Sealed Argument Until Now
By Christal Hayes via USA TODAY: WASHINGTON – More than 80 ethics complaints filed about Brett Kavanaugh were dismissed Tuesday because his confirmation as a Supreme Court Justice means he’s no longer under the jurisdiction of the court’s disciplinary system. The 83 complaints varied but generally alleged that Kavanaugh lied during his confirmation hearings to the D.C. Circuit court in 2004 and 2006, more than a decade before … Continue reading Only the Law is Above the Law
By Johnny Edwards via The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Earlier this year, the director of the state’s judicial watchdog agency called a judge about his oversight of a business dispute and influenced him to withdraw from the case. That involvement by the Judicial Qualifications Commission in a south Georgia lawsuit now is raising the kinds of concerns critics voiced when the Legislature overhauled the agency, an investigation … Continue reading Legislative Branch Takes Control Over Judicial Branch One State at a Time – How it’s Unfolding in Georgia
By Jonathan Shorman And Steve Vockrodt via The Wichita Eagle – DODGE CITY After the ACLU objected to Dodge City’s single, out-of-town polling place, the local official in charge of elections forwarded to the state an ACLU letter asking her to publicize a voter help line. “LOL,” she wrote in an email to Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s office. As Election Day approaches, concerns … Continue reading Voters in Dodge City Kansas Have to “Get the Heck out of Dodge” in order to Cast their Vote. Required to Leave Town to Vote is Beyond Suppression.
By Matthew Rosenberg and Maggie Haberman via New York Times: WASHINGTON — When President Trump calls old friends on one of his iPhones to gossip, gripe or solicit their latest take on how he is doing, American intelligence reports indicate that Chinese spies are often listening — and putting to use invaluable insights into how to best work the president and affect administration policy, current … Continue reading Lock Him Up! Lock Him Up! Trump Quickly Dismisses Advice About his Personal Cell Phone Security.
By Clare Cannon Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh told a lie (maybe more if you ask Sen. Dianne Feinstein) during his opening remarks to the Senate Judiciary Committee & the American people: “As a judge and as a citizen, I was deeply impressed by the President’s careful attention to the nomination process and by his thorough consideration of potential nominees.” “The President’s careful attention” and … Continue reading Our judicial system has been hacked and no one cares.
By Clare Cannon Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation got off to a bit of a rocky start Tuesday. Dozens were arrested & hauled out of the Senate Judiciary Cmte. room & the Democrats did their best to delay the inevitable, Kavanaugh’s confirmation. Democrats have been staking their case against Kavanaugh on document production, largely arguing that there must be something to hide in Kavanaugh’s past & that’s … Continue reading The case against Kavanaugh.