Tag: Merrick Garland

Cory Booker Eviscerated Republicans Who Came After Merrick Garland For Trying To Protect School Staff From Violence

On Wednesday, Merrick Garland found himself at the center of a GOP ambush. The sitting Attorney General appeared at a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting, where Republican after Republican pelted him with over-the-top accusations. One of their biggest pet peeves: the violent threats made against school board members nationwide. No, they weren’t against those; they were […]

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Merrick Garland Is Enraging Democrats Who Want to See Trump Behind Bars

Beyond his two impeachment trials, which are noncriminal proceedings, Trump has not been personally charged with any state or federal crime since he became president. But there are multiple investigations underway that could carry potential legal liabilities for Trump. The Manhattan district attorney’s office charged the Trump Organization and its chief financial officer, Allen Weisselberg, […]

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The White House Report on Supreme Court Reform Made a Glaring Omission

So, with court-packing off the table, what is left? Some reform proposals have suggested requiring the court to hear cases in panels, similar to the practice used by the federal appellate courts, or rotating justices between the lower federal courts and the Supreme Court. The draft materials suggested that a rotation system as articulated by […]

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Who Is Jeffrey Clark, and How Did He Try to Destroy Democracy?

To watchdog groups, Clark has been a person of interest for months. In August, the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington urged Attorney General Merrick Garland to look into whether Clark broke federal law for following Trump in trying to use the Justice Department to cast doubt on the 2020 election results. In the […]

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