Podcast: How the legal community is reacting to the Senate vote on Kavanaugh

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Politics |    October 5, 2018 |    |   65 Hits

At this point, more than 1,700 law professors have signed a petition saying Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh lacks the temperament and judicial restraint necessary to sit on the high court. Kavanaugh’s nomination has not only divided the country; it … Continue reading

Video: CNN analyst Jeffrey Toobin criticizes Trump comments on the ‘poor plight of white men’

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Politics |    October 2, 2018 |    |   67 Hits

CNN analyst and author Jeffrey Toobin says Donald Trump, Jr.’s comments about the “poor plight of white men” is “garbage. “If you sexually assault someone in high school, your life should be ruined,” Toobin added. “You life should be pursued. … Continue reading

Video: Ford’s lawyer explains why she wants an FBI investigation of Kavanaugh

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Politics |    September 19, 2018 |    |   83 Hits

The attorney for Christine Blasey Ford, the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her when they were teenagers, says she wants the FBI to investigate the charges before she’ll testify to Congress. She told CNN’s Anderson … Continue reading

The trouble with Kavanaugh

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Politics |    September 18, 2018 |    |   92 Hits

President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court has reached a barrier that may not be surmountable: A college professor is accusing Kavanaugh of sexual assaulting her while they were teenagers. Some analyses at The Week offer insight … Continue reading

How a Kavanaugh Court Could Nullify Roe v. Wade Without Overruling It

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Politics |    September 13, 2018 |    |   82 Hits

By WMU-Cooley Law School Constitutional Law Professor Brendan Beery Most constitutional cases involve a bilateral construct: an individual seeks to vindicate some constitutional right, and the government claims either that no such right exists or that it—the government—has some interest of … Continue reading

Podcast: Could anti-Trump fervor help Democrats win the Senate?

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Politics |    September 7, 2018 |    |   58 Hits

While most observers are paying attention to the possibility that Democrats can win back the House this November, they “definitely have a chance to win the Senate,” according to election analyst Nathan Gonzalez. In this edition of the CQ on … Continue reading

Video: Toobin says Trump tweet about Sessions may be impeachable

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Politics |    September 5, 2018 |    |   85 Hits

As President Trump continues his attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions, CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin says Trump’s latest tweet may be impeachable. Trump criticized Sessions for allowing the indictments of two Republican congressmen to happen before the midterm elections. … Continue reading

Video: Bernstein calls Trump presidency ‘a national emergency’

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Politics |    September 5, 2018 |    |   67 Hits

Renowned reported Carl Bernstein says Bob Woodward’s new book Fear: Trump in the White House shows that chaos that reigns in the Trump administration is “a national emergency.” Bernstein made the remarks to CNN after the release of preview copies … Continue reading

Over 100 Attorneys Across Country Join Statement to Senate Opposing President Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Based on Civil Rights Record

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Politics |    August 30, 2018 |    |   80 Hits

Lawyers’ Committee Also Released Its Report Evaluating The Available Civil Rights Record Of Judge Kavanaugh. WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Lawyers’ Committee) released its report evaluating the available civil rights record of Supreme Court … Continue reading

Video: Toobin on Trump’s threats of violence from the left

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Politics |    August 29, 2018 |    |   63 Hits

President Trump’s warning to evangelical leaders about violence if the GOP loses the midterm elections stems from Trump’s appeal to racism, according to CNN legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin. “They will overturn everything that we’ve done, and they’ll do it quickly … Continue reading