Full Text: Merrick Garland Sues TX Over Abortion Ban

September 9, 2021 Accusing Texas of acting in “open defiance of the Constitution,” the DOJ filed suit against Texas over its six-week abortion ban. The DOJ’s complaint was fiercely direct, opening with the statement: “It is settled constitutional law that ‘a State may not prohibit any woman from making the ultimate decision to terminate her …

Full Text: Federal Judge Blocks DeSantis’s “Anti-Riot” Law

September 9, 2021 In a powerful 90-page order citing the racist history behind anti-riot laws and quoting Shakespeare, Chief Federal District Judge Mark Walker eviscerated Florida’s “Anti-Riot” law enacted to quell the wave of protests following the murder of George Floyd by police officers. Quoting the AP article appearing on the MSN website on September …

Full Text: Supreme Court Lets Stand TX Abortion Ban

(Blistering Dissents by Kagan & Sotomayor) September 2, 2021 Quoting Axios on September 2, 2021: “The Supreme Court voted 5-4 to leave the Texas ban on most abortions in place, with Chief Justice John Roberts joining the three liberal judges in the dissent. Why it matters: The Texas law is the most restrictive abortion ban allowed to be …

Full Text: Judge Parker Orders Sanctions Against Eight Big Lie Lawyers

August 25, 2021 In a scathing 110-page order Federal Judge Linda V. Parker orders sanctions, including suspension & disbarment, against Sidney Powell & eight other lawyers for using the court system to advance Trump’s Big Lie. Open the PDF file for “Judge Parker Sanctions Attorneys” in your browser at the link below or click the “Download” button …

Afghanistan – An Analysis

August 17, 2021 A superb analysis of the twenty-year war in Afghanistan written by Oregon Representative Marty Wilde based on his deployment in Afghanistan as a member of the International Security Assistance Force. Access Representative Wilde’s essay “Afghanistan – An Analysis” by clicking on the link “Afghanistan – An Analysis” below. Additionally, clicking on the “Download” button …

Full Text: Federal Judge Scathingly Rebukes A.G. Barr & Demands Unredacted Mueller Report

March 5, 2020 Quoting an article posted by ABC News on March 5, 2020: “U.S. District Judge Reggie Walton issued an extraordinary rebuke of Attorney General William Barr Thursday in an order to the Department of Justice demanding he be able to review an unredacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 election. Walton, who was …

Full Text: Court Of Appeals Opinion Allowing Donald McGahn To Defy House Subpeona

February 28, 2020 Quoting an article by Charlie Savage appearing in the New York Times on February 28, 2020. “WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court ruled on Friday [February 28, 2019] that Congress could not sue to enforce its subpoenas of executive branch officials, handing a major victory to President Trump and dealing a severe …

Senate Resolution 483: Impeachment Trial Procedures (With McConnell Edits)

January 21, 2020 Read Senate Resolution 483 containing the GOP proposed procedures for the Senate Impeachment Trial with Mitch McConnel’s hand written revisions. This resolution is being discussed in the Senate today, 1/21/20. Open the PDF file for “Senate Resolution 483 (McConnell Revisions (1.21.20)” in your browser at the link below or click the “Download” button to …

House Reply Memorandum To Senate Filed January 21, 2020

January 21, 2020 House managers submitted a final written brief — a 34-page document that included a point-by-point rebuttal of arguments put forward by Mr. Trump’s lawyers on Monday, and an appeal to senators to convict him. Open the PDF file for “House Reply Memo To Senate 1.21.20” in your browser at the link below or click …

Trump Trial Memorandum To Senate Filed January 20, 2020

January 20, 2020 Trump’s Trial Memorandum is the primary document thus far filed by Trump in the Senate Trial. Trump’s lawyers released their Senate Trial Memorandum on January 20, 2020, two days after the House filed their Trial Memorandum. Among other purely partisan statements in Trump’s 171-page Memorandum, it disingenuously calls the articles of impeachment passed …