Category: Law, Crime, & Justice

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Marjorie Cohn: On Impeachment

Trump Could Also Have Been Impeached for War Crimes, Assassinations & Corruption

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Marjorie Cohn: First the Trial, Then the Evidence? Impeachment in Wonderland.

In a scene straight out of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, the GOP-controlled Senate has refused to allow timely testimony from witnesses who had front row seats to Donald Trump’s abuse of power

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Marjorie Cohn: ‘No Jury Ever Announces a Not Guilty Verdict Before the Trial’

Interview on Trump’s impeachment

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Marjorie Cohn: No, McConnell — Biased Jurors and No Witnesses Do Not Make for a Fair Trial

In my decades as a criminal defense attorney, I have never seen a trial where the jurors admit they aren’t impartial, coordinate the trial process with the defendant and then, as promised, find the defendant not guilty. And yet, that is exactly what Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell aims to do

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Ralph Nader: Democrats Should Go After Trump’s Full Corruption, Not Just Ukraine

Congress has “come forward with a very narrow hand … for the most impeachable president of all time”

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Marjorie Cohn: House Judiciary Committee Recommends Impeachment of Donald Trump

On Friday the 13th of December, the House Judiciary Committee approved two articles of impeachment against Donald Trump

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John Feffer: Whose Coups?

Donald Trump says that impeachment is actually a coup. It’s one more example of his attack on the rule of law

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Marjorie Cohn: Civil Rights Are on the Chopping Block in New Supreme Court Term

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Vaidya Gullapalli: Ilhan Omar Asks for Restorative Justice

“I do not believe the defendant would be served by a severe prison sentence or substantial financial fine and ask you to show compassion in your sentencing.”

Peter Certo: Progressives, pack the courts

If progressives win power in 2020, they should immediately impose term limits on these lifetime appointments, create and fill new judicial positions, and otherwise reverse this extreme gerrymandering of our judiciary

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