Video: Turning away asylum seekers at the border

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Politics |    June 19, 2018 |    |   31 Hits

As Americans debate the Trump administration’s policy of denying asylum to many people seeking to enter the country at the Mexico border, as well as its policy of separating migrant children from their parents, The Atlantic has produced a short … Continue reading

The separation of immigrant children from their parents is despicable

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Politics |    June 14, 2018 |    |   27 Hits

The Trump administration’s latest and most terrible tactic in its war on immigration is taking young children away from their parents at the border and keeping them separated. While the United States of America has plenty of regrettable stains on … Continue reading

The president’s pardons

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Politics |    June 8, 2018 |    |   25 Hits

In comments to media today, President Trump invited NFL players who would protest during the national anthem to suggest individuals to be considered for a presidential pardon. Jeff Robinson, deputy legal director at the American Civil Liberties Union, had the … Continue reading

ABA Legal Fact Check explores the legal basis for saying, ‘A president is not above the law’

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Politics |    June 8, 2018 |    |   42 Hits

The American Bar Association has posted a new ABA Legal Fact Check that explores the legal precedents related to whether a U.S. president can act “above the law.” Political conversation turned to this question in the past few days when … Continue reading

Webinar: The Facebook advertising playbook for law firms

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Politics |    June 4, 2018 |    |   15 Hits

With more than two billion monthly active users, Facebook is the world’s most popular social media platform. And, as we’ve recently been reminded, they have a massive amount of data on your audience – including your ideal clients. Are you … Continue reading

Podcast: How Michael Cohen protects Trump by making legal threats

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Politics |    June 1, 2018 |    |   38 Hits

Michael Cohen, an attorney for President Donald Trump, has a reputation for threatening people, especially journalists, to protect his most precious client. Cohen’s facing a lawsuit from adult film star Stormy Daniels, who claims Cohen pressured her into signing a … Continue reading

Video: Flawed breathalyzer could affect DUI convictions

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Politics |    May 24, 2018 |    |   49 Hits

Researchers say a flaw they’ve found in a breathalyzer widely used by law enforcement could affect the test results and put thousands of DUI convictions in question. ZDNet reports the source code used in the Draeger Alcotest 9510 breathalyzer can … Continue reading

Podcast: How Michael Avenatti is changing his Trump legal strategy

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Politics |    May 11, 2018 |    |   94 Hits

Michael Avenatti, the attorney for adult film star Stormy Daniels, with whom President Donald Trump is alleged to have had an affair, is broadening his case against Trump. Avenatti has released a report detailing the business affairs of Trump’s personal … Continue reading

Alliance for Justice critical of Trump’s 9th Circuit nominee

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Politics |    May 9, 2018 |    |   71 Hits

Following today’s confirmation hearing for Ryan Bounds, President Trump’s nominee for a seat on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Alliance For Justice President Nan Aron released the following statement: “At his Senate confirmation hearing today, Ryan Bounds tried to … Continue reading

Video: Former US Attorney says Cohen accepting Russian money wasn’t smart

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Politics |    May 9, 2018 |    |   51 Hits

Former US Attorney Preet Bharara tells CNN’s Anderson Cooper that it’s odd for Trump attorney Michael Cohen to accept almost half a million dollars from a company linked to a Russian oligarch. Michael Avenatti, the attorney for adult film star … Continue reading