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23 Oct 2020, 3:01 am by Scott R. Anderson
This post is part three of a three-part series on the legal process for selecting a president and the possibility of a contested 2020 election. [read post]
20 Oct 2020, 4:29 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
Throughout the campaign season, Trump and other Republicans have promoted a false narrative of widespread voter fraud, which Attorney General William Barr, as the country’s top law-enforcement official, furthered in a September interview on CNN when he said someone in Texas was indicted for filling out 1,700 ballots for other people, which never happened. [read post]
20 Oct 2020, 3:19 pm by Allan Blutstein
Meadows says Trump did not order declassification of Russia documentsBy Morgan Chalfant, The Hill, Oct. 20, 2020White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said Tuesday that President Trump’s tweets about declassifying documents related to the Russia investigation were not an order to declassify or release further documents.Meadows said in a sworn declaration in federal court that Trump’s tweets earlier this month instead merely referred to the authority given to Attorney… [read post]
20 Oct 2020, 1:16 pm by Lorenzo d’Aubert, Eric Halliday
Barr, 918 F.3d 558 (7th Cir. 2019) In Herrera-Garcia v. [read post]
With nearly a two decade hiatus since a federal execution, the increase in scheduled executions can be attributed to Attorney General William Barr’s directive to the FBI to resume executions of death-row inmates. [read post]
17 Oct 2020, 8:34 am by John Floyd
Not a single case of voter fraud could “the hounds of Barr” find. [read post]
16 Oct 2020, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
Critics say Trump and Attorney General William Barr seem to be working in concert to undermine public confidence in the election result, and the newly issued guidance could aid in that effort – allowing prosecutors to publicize cases of suspected fraud they previously would have been barred from discussing. [read post]
15 Oct 2020, 9:05 pm by Max Masuda-Farkas
The University of Pennsylvania Center for Ethics and Rule of Law and the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington published a report finding that Attorney General William Barr violated U.S. [read post]
13 Oct 2020, 6:29 am by Kurt Wimmer and Chloe Goodwin
 According to Attorney General William Barr, DOJ’s proposal “recalibrates Section 230 immunity,” aiming to “incentivize online platforms to better address criminal content on their services and to be more transparent and accountable when removing lawful speech. [read post]
12 Oct 2020, 10:38 am by Alvaro Marañon
Signatories Rt Hon Priti Patel MP, United Kingdom Secretary of State for the Home Department William P. [read post]
12 Oct 2020, 10:36 am by Andrew Weissmann
The goal was not just to “sow social discord,” as Attorney General William Barr later claimed in his description of the special counsel report—it was to elect Trump. [read post]
11 Oct 2020, 1:01 am by rhapsodyinbooks
Toobin also laments that Trump gained further advantage when Mueller declined to subpoena Trump for a personal interview, and finally, when he opted not to characterize Trump’s guilt definitively in his summary, thus letting the new unabashedly sycophantic “Trump apologist” attorney general William Barr whitewash the report in Trump’s favor. [read post]
9 Oct 2020, 1:38 pm by Nienke Grossman
In essence, Trump’s Executive Order empowers Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in coordination with Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Attorney General William Barr, to designate and freeze the assets of “foreign persons” who have engaged in International Criminal Court efforts to investigate, arrest, detain or prosecute US personnel without US consent, or personnel of US allies without their consent, or who have “materially assisted” such persons or… [read post]
8 Oct 2020, 9:00 pm by Austin Sarat
Austin Sarat is Associate Provost, Associate Dean of the Faculty and William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science at Amherst College. [read post]
7 Oct 2020, 9:04 am by Jacob Schulz
But Attorney General William Barr sent a letter to British Home Secretary Priti Patel in August to offer "assurance that, if the Kingdom grants our mutual legal assistance request, the United States will not seek the death penalty in any prosecutions" against the two men. [read post]
6 Oct 2020, 3:39 am by Immigration Prof
Here is the latest Ninth Circuit opinion (Judge William Fletcher, Marsha Berzon, and Milan Smith) on the Trump administration's... [read post]
4 Oct 2020, 7:02 pm by Howard Bashman
“Attorney General William Barr to self-quarantine ‘for now,’ spokesperson says”: Evan Perez and Veronica Stracqualursi of CNN have this report. [read post]