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Appeals Court Overturns Dean Skelos Corruption Conviction

A federal appeals court on Tuesday overturned the 2015 corruption convictions of former Senate Republican Leader Dean Skelos and his son Adam Skelos.

In May 2016, Skelos, who was convicted of using his influential post to help his son Adam get a series of no-show jobs and other benefits, was… 719 more words

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The Ethical Government Lawyer

In this article from the Creighton Law Review, former US Attorney, John McKay, examines the challenges a government lawyer has in maintaining his integrity, both in general and under the Trump administration. 189 more words

KU law professor nominated to top US prosecution job in Kansas

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) – President Donald Trump has nominated a University of Kansas law professor to the state’s top federal law enforcement post.

If confirmed by the Senate, Stephen McAllister will become U.S. 103 more words

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Protesters Face 80 Years as US Attorney Brings Unprecedented Mass Felony Charges

by Unicorn Riot – The States

Dozens of the over two hundred people arrested protesting President Trump’s inauguration on January 20 (‘J20’) have appeared in court over the last two weeks. 1,641 more words

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Trump’s Personal Lawyer Brags That He Got Preet Bharara Fired

❝ Marc Kasowitz, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer in the Russia investigation, has boasted to friends and colleagues that he played a central role in the firing of Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, according to four people familiar with the conversations.

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Culture

A busy week for Mr. Drumpf

The White House has apologized to the British government after alleging that a UK intelligence agency GCHQ spied on Trump at the behest of former President Barack Obama. 1,560 more words

Politics

Manhattan federal prosecutor Preet Bharara is fired after refusing call for resignation

On Friday, the administration of US president Donald Trump requested that 46 Obama-era US attorneys submit their resignations. Replacing a former administration’s prosecutors is not unusual in itself… 338 more words