Steve Bannon loses his defense counsel after calling for the beheading of Dr. Anthony Fauci

Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon exits the Manhattan Federal Court on August 20, 2020 in the Manhattan borough of New York City. Bannon and three other defendants have been indicted for allegedly defrauding donors in a $25 million border wall fundraising campaign. Stephanie Keith/Getty Images Steve Bannon's defense counsel told a federal judge on Friday that it was withdrawing from the case. The news comes after Bannon called for beheading Dr. Anthony Fauci and Christopher ...
Tags: Facebook, Twitter, Politics, Law, Youtube, White House, US, Trends, Fbi, Manhattan, Anthony Fauci, Charles Davis, Trump, Fauci, Christopher Wray, Manhattan Federal Court

At the Sunrise Café...

  ... you can talk all night. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Photography, Law, Sunrise, Lake Mendota, Ann Althouse

Tech Journalist Peter Bright Sentenced to Over a Decade in Prison

Ars Technica tech journalist Peter Bright, who frequently dismissed “pedophilia conspiracies” on the Internet and “just pretended to be a pedophile”, has been reportedly sentenced to 144 months (12 years) in prison for trying to entice a minor for sex. The reported verdict: SDNY COURTHOUSE, Nov 4 – Former ArsTechnica writer Peter Bright’s re-trial for […]
Tags: Crime, Children, Law, International, Fail, Ars Technica, Bizarre, Anime, Peter, Peter Bright

Welcome Back, Cooley! — See Also

Second-Best Law School" Hits Another Snag: Thomas M. Cooley is back! New Jersey Law Seems Wild: Fighting, missing bar results, interbranch conflict, wiretapping investigations... wow. What's The Billing Code For Espionage?: Spying allegations in bonkers Biglaw story. Speaking Of Billing...: Republican election lawyers know this is over but that's not stopping them from billing the Trump campaign.
Tags: Law, New Jersey, Trump, Cooley, See Also, Thomas M Cooley

Pennsylvania Republicans seek Supreme Court order to keep later-arriving ballots separate and uncounted (updated)

Claiming that it “is currently unclear whether all 67 county boards of elections” in Pennsylvania are following instructions to segregate mail-in ballots that arrive after Election Day, Republicans on Friday asked the Supreme Court to order election boards to keep those ballots separate and to refrain from counting them while the Republicans’ legal challenge to those ballots remains pending. The request was the latest development in the battle for Pennsylvania’s 20 electoral college votes, but i...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, Howe, Alito, State Supreme Court, Samuel Alito, Election litigation

Oregon decriminalizes drugs: Here are 3 metrics other states will track

Oregon voted to decriminalize possession of small amounts of all drugs, including heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine.The state also legalized the therapeutic use and sale of psilocybin mushrooms.As the laws go into effect, other U.S. states will be watching to see how the experiment plays out, influencing future votes across the country. Amid the uncertainty of the unfolding U.S. 2020 presidential election, Americans decided one thing on November 3 with refreshing clarity and unity: It's time ...
Tags: Mississippi, Law, Drugs, Oregon, Marijuana, Policy, United States, South Dakota, Innovation, Portugal, Narcotics, Drug Policy Alliance, Kitzhaber, John Kitzhaber, Kassandra Frederique, Oregon Criminal Justice Commission

Case preview: How must the government serve notice of removal proceedings?

In Niz-Chavez v. Barr, the Supreme Court rekindles its on-again, off-again relationship with the “stop-time rule,” a provision in the Immigration and Nationality Act that forecloses access to cancellation of removal, an important form of discretionary relief for noncitizens in removal proceedings. This case, which will be argued on Monday, marks the third time since 2018 that the court has tangled with the stop-time rule, with previous rendezvous in Pereira v. Sessions and Barton v. Barr. Niz-Ch...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, United States, Department Of Homeland Security, Chevron, NTA, Pereira, U S Court of Appeals, Barton, Barr, INA, Board of Immigration Appeals, Merits Cases, Amici

Case preview: When does a statutory “judgment bar” prevent lawsuits against federal officers for constitutional violations?

Twenty-one-year-old college student James King was walking between his summer jobs one afternoon. On his walk, he was approached by two plain-clothes officers, Douglas Brownback and Todd Allen, who were assigned to an FBI fugitive task force in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Brownback and Allen were on the lookout for a home invasion suspect. They did not have a clear or recent picture of the suspect, but they knew he was a 26-year-old white male, between 5-feet-10-inches and 6-feet-3-inches tall, who ...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Fbi, United States, Michigan, King, James King, Cato, Cato Institute, Allen, Brownback, U S Court of Appeals, SG, FTCA

"Wild accusations."

  It's a podcast.  Topics: "Trump’s speech — live and by transcript, praying to the government, the wretched decline of journalism, seeing your fellow citizens as toxic, and the belly-up elephant and donkey." [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Podcast, Law, Trump, Ann Althouse

We Have Good News And Bad News For Odey Asset Management Investors

He’s going to focus full-time on losing your money. (And the chickens. And defending himself against sexual assault charges.)
Tags: Law, Finance, Odey Asset Management Investors

Compton post office could be named after 1st Black Marine to get Medal of Honor

Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragan, D-San Pedro, announced on Friday, Nov. 6, a bill to rename a Compton post office after the nation’s first Black U.S. Marine recipient of the Medal of Honor, the country’s highest military award. Pfc. James Anderson Jr. was “a son of Compton, a patriot and a hero in the purest sense of the word,” Barragan said in a written statement. Barragan’s bill, if Congress passes it, would rename the post office at 101 S. Willowbrook Ave. the PFC James Anderson, Jr., Post Office ...
Tags: News, Congress, Navy, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Military, Vietnam, Local News, Lapd, Anderson, San Pedro, Compton, Centennial High School, U S Marine Corps

Should You Sign Up for Legal Insurance Through Your Job?

Many employers offer legal insurance, which covers your legal costs when the need arises, for a low monthly fee. Since lawyers can be expensive, legal insurance seems reasonable—but is it worth the expense?Read more...
Tags: Insurance, Employer, Lifehacks, Legal Issues, Legal Advice, Legal Documents, Legal Insurance

Bret Bielema’s Case Against The Razorback Foundation Goes Off The Rails

Reputations may be on the line, as well as the possibility for punitive action by the bench.
Tags: Law, Sports, Bret Bielema, Darren Heitner, Razorback Foundation

Change Management And Technology [Sponsored]

Please join us later this month for a free webinar that will provide invaluable insight and practical advice, aimed at in-house lawyers but useful to anyone interested in these important topics.
Tags: Technology, Law, Advice, Change Management, Career Advice, Webinars, Sponsored Content, In-House Counsel, Lateral Link, Cadence Counsel, Olga V. Mack, Monique Burt Williams, Brittanie Chin-Merkerson, Julie Honor, Bill Kirst

Petitions of the week: Three cases testing the legality of a federal ban on abortion referrals

This week we highlight cert petitions that ask the Supreme Court to review, among other things, conflicting lower-court decisions concerning a Trump administration rule that prohibits clinics that receive funds through the federal Title X program from providing referrals for abortion. The Title X Family Planning Program provides grants to support health services, including cancer screening and pregnancy counseling. By statute, no Title X funds “shall be used in programs where abortion is a metho...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Oregon, United States, Trump, Fed, American Medical Association, HHS, Freeman, San Antonio Texas, Sullivan, U S Court of Appeals, Renewable Fuels Association, Department of Health and Human Services, Stanley

Spying On A Biglaw Partner Is TOTALLY NORMAL, Attorney Tells Judge

This is... one way to deal with litigation.
Tags: Law, Biglaw, Dechert, Neil Gerrard

Struggling Cooley Law Dumped By Western Michigan University

Talk about a bad breakup. It's not them, Cooley -- it's you.
Tags: Law, Law Schools, Cooley, Western Michigan University, Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Cooley Law

A Meadhouse still life.

    Arrangement by Meade. Photo by Althouse. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Photography, Law, Meade, Tablescape, Ann Althouse, Partisanship, Althouse + Meade, Althouse

Covid: Liverpool mass testing trial 'could do more harm than good'

Health experts raise concerns as large queues form on first day of pilot schemeCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe UK’s first mass Covid testing trial in Liverpool risks being “an expensive mess that does more harm than good”, health experts said as it got under way on Friday.Six new testing centres opened their doors to Liverpudlians at midday on Friday as part of the government’s Operation Moonshot drive to eventually test up to 10 million people a day. Continue rea...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, Society, UK News, Medical Research, Infectious Diseases, NHS, Liverpool, Health policy, Coronavirus

Can We Escape The Travails Of 2020 By Moving To The Moon?

The main treaty currently dominating the international space field is the Outer Space Treaty signed in 1967.
Tags: Law, International Law, Outer Space, Maya Cohen

Mounting Complaints

An interim suspension for an attorney's failure to cooperate in responding to a series of client complaints has been ordered by the New York Appellate Division for the First Judicial Department The Committee commenced its investigation after it received a... [Author: Legal Profession Prof]
Tags: Law, Legal Profession Prof, Bar Discipline & Process, New York Appellate Division, First Judicial Department The Committee

Suspension For Abetting Immigration Fraud

A sanction from the United States Board of Immigration Appeals triggered a 30-day reciprocal suspension from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. This announcement of the United States Attorneys Office for the Eastern District of North Carolina involved a criminal case against... [Author: Legal Profession Prof]
Tags: Law, Legal Profession Prof, Bar Discipline & Process, Abetting Immigration Fraud, United States Board of Immigration Appeals

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