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What Next for Court Reform?

On Thursday, April 8, at 4 p.m. EDT, the American Constitution Society will continue the debate over whether and how to restructure both the Supreme Court and the lower federal courts, in light of the Biden administration’s formation of a commission to study the issue and a forthcoming legislative response in the House of Representatives. Jennifer Bendery from HuffPost will moderate the panel, which will feature Rep. Mondaire Jones (D-N.Y.), Chris Kang of Demand Justice, Leah Litman of Michigan...
Tags: Featured, Supreme Court, Law, Biden, HuffPost, Leah Litman, Michigan Law, Chris Kang, Event Announcements, House of Representatives Jennifer Bendery, Nancy Zirkin

Yes, Trump can pardon himself — but it's a risky move that won't protect him from all prosecutions he could face

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump pardoning a turkey named Corn in the White House Rose Garden on November 24, 2020. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images There is growing speculation that President Donald Trump could decide to issue himself a presidential pardon before leaving office in January, as a way to shield himself from future prosecution. On Wednesday, Trump from GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz, which said that the president should pardon "everyone from himself, to his admin, to J...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, Washington Post, Russia, US, Trends, Cnn, Analysis, Fbi, Gop, United States, Harvard University, News UK, Manhattan, Vox, Donald Trump

DOJ: Courts Can’t Hold DOJ Accountable If It Drops A Case For Corrupt Reasons

The Justice Department defended its decision to drop charges against Michael Flynn at the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday, arguing broadly that any scrutiny of its decision would wreak havoc on the department. U.S. Deputy Solicitor General Jeff Wall cast the argument in stark constitutional terms, suggesting that the judge in the Flynn case had already damaged both the Justice Department and the judiciary by subjecting the DOJ’s decision to move to drop charges against Flynn to publi...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, United States, Doj, Wall, Justice Department, Trump, Flynn, Sullivan, McQuade, Michael Flynn, John Gleeson, Emmet Sullivan, D C Circuit Court of Appeals, Barbara McQuade, D.C. Circuit

Empirical SCOTUS: The five frontrunners

With less than one week left until President Donald Trump announces his nominee to fill the second SCOTUS vacancy since he took office, not all names are getting equal attention. Trump indicated the other day that he has narrowed down his initial list to five finalists, including two women. Although all the names on this whittled-down list are not known, a few judges are seen as frontrunners. Almost all lists of potential nominees include Judge Brett Kavanaugh of the U.S. Court of Appeals for th...
Tags: Maryland, Supreme Court, Law, Congress, Senate, Massachusetts, Ronald Reagan, New Jersey, Michigan, Louisiana, Republican, Illinois, Donald Trump, George W Bush, Notre Dame, American Bar Association

Harassment: Michigan Law

My question involves criminal law for the state of: Michigan So my girlfriend works at a company she has been having trouble with another employee harassing her while at work. He says thinks like I'm gonna make you mine, gets right up next to her, stalks her around her department. She has gone to her supervisors and they have tried to deal with the issue but he doesn't stop. According to my girlfriend other female employees have had problem with him and he has a total of 28 statements written ag...
Tags: Law, Michigan, Illinois, Criminal Charges, Michigan Law

T14 Law School Cancels Post-Election Play-Doh Event After Students Labeled ‘P*ssies’

What's not to like about Play-Doh, Legos, and bubbles? Apparently a lot.
Tags: Politics, Law, Election 2016, Donald Trump, Law Schools, University of Michigan Law School, Michigan Law

United States: Michigan Law's Autonomous Vehicles Conference: Legal And Regulatory Hurdles To Deployment - Foley & Lardner

Earlier this month, I attended a conference at the University of Michigan Law School: Autonomous Vehicles: Legal and Regulatory Hurdles to Deployment.
Tags: United States, Foley, University of Michigan Law School, Lardner, Michigan Law