Category Archives: Law

The Indictment against the twelve Russian operatives

There is an attorney named James Dunlap[1] who took the time to summarize the indictment that Special DOJ Counsel Robert Mueller filed against 12 Russian agents (all part of a group known as the “Main Intelligence Directorate of the General … Continue reading

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Sorry America, Trump gets his Pick Regardless

In the last week I’ve been hearing arguments that Trump should not get a Supreme Court pick while he’s under investigation. That argument has been made by Corey Booker, for example, and is premised on the notion that there could … Continue reading

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The Pathos of Arguments against an Assault Weapons Ban

In the wake of the Parkland shooting, we’re recycling our interminable debate on gun control, and I just want to point out how pathetic some of the arguments are against an assault weapons ban. This is no longer an argument … Continue reading

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Our Hypocrisy is not Like Theirs, Part 14

As loyal readers of the blog know, I have on occasion published posts in a long-running series entitled “Our Hypocrisy is not like Theirs.” Today we’re up to Part 14. I saw a certain kind of irony in the following … Continue reading

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What to make of Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey?

What to make of the firing of James Comey yesterday by Donald Trump? It  certainly had echoes of the Saturday Night Massacre under the Nixon Administration. The official explanation from Trump’s administration is that Comey mishandled the investigation into Hillary … Continue reading

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This should be disturbing to anyone who cares about Justice even a little bit

I saw this last Sunday on 60 Minutes, and it should be of concern to anyone who cares even just a little bit about justice. Oh I know, a lot of the victims here are criminals. If they didn’t do … Continue reading

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There isn’t much point to trying to block the nomination of Neil Gorsuch

There will be a lot of effort expended over the next several weeks to thwart Neil Gorsuch’s appointment as the next Justice of the United States Supreme Court. It will be wasted effort, just like most of the effort to … Continue reading

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