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Would the Speech or Debate Clause protect a sitting Senator in confirmation hearings for a Cabinet post?
With the news that at least one poll shows a majority of Americans believe that Attorney General Jeff Sessions committed perjury and should resign, the question of General Sessions’s criminality has not yet entirely died, though it has weakened significantly since the President’s tweet about being “wiretapped” by President Obama. 1,319 more words
What had the potential to be a corner-turning week for the President was marred late Wednesday, and for the last few days, by revelations that Attorney General Jeff Sessions, while a Senator, met on two occasions with the Russian Ambassador during the 2016 election. 899 more words
Sometimes a federal gun possession crime results from an investigation specifically directed at the gun offense. Sometimes, however, gun crimes result from investigations that have nothing to do with guns. 963 more words
Several of my recent posts have addressed issues related to hate crimes. Obviously, the Roof conviction and upcoming federal death penalty hearing has made that case the leading hate crime story nationally of late. 884 more words