Julian Assange’s arrest was a long time coming. After seven years hiding in Ecuador’s London embassy and a number of false alarms, the WikiLeaks founder was finally evicted from the building and passed to British law enforcement on April 11. Though journalists and commentators have long speculated that U.S.
On April 5, President Trump met with officials from the Department of Homeland Security at a U.S. Border Patrol station in Calexico, California. According to CNN, the president told Border Patrol agents that they should disobey court orders and turn back asylum seekers at the border.
The press screwed up bigly on the Barr letter. Here are nine ideas for doing better the second time around.
The House of Representatives has filed suit over President Trump's efforts to construct a wall along the southern border. The document is available here and below.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has ruled in McKeever v. Barr, a case concerning whether federal courts have the inherent authority to release grand jury information protected under Rule 6(e) of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure. A divided panel found that courts do not have this inherent power, with Judge Sri Srinivasan dissenting. The decision is available in full here and below.
Barr’s letter contains good news for the president, but it also raises ominous questions that only Mueller’s report can answer.
Attorney General William Barr has sent a letter to the leadership of the House and Senate Committees on the Judiciary containing his summary of the conclusions of the report issued by Special Counsel Robert Mueller at the conclusion of Mueller's investigation. Barr's letter is available here and below.