Don’t assume that executing a search warrant means the federal government will prosecute Donald Trump. Getting a conviction would seem to be very tricky.
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The top court's EPA decision upends precedent and, in effect, embraces a new doctrine of law.
Dobbs will go down as one of the worst decisions in the court’s history after reversing rights on which the whole country has relied for half a century.
The court could hold that, properly interpreted, Roe allows states to restrict abortion at some point — so long as they allow women "enough time” to end their pregnancies.
The key provision of the Florida law states that "a social media platform may not willfully deplatform a candidate for office” — and imposes a $250,000 per day fine for violations.
What distinguishes the movement to legalize psychedelics is that it is substantially more elite than the movement surrounding pot, a drug that crosses economic and cultural lines.
America’s founding fathers were well aware of the Saxon theory — Thomas Jefferson studied the subject — but they didn’t emphasize it publicly.
The jury was not asked to determine whether racism was behind the incident. It was asked to only to determine whether Chauvin knowingly caused Floyd’s death.
The case before the Supreme Court involved the vexed question of the meaning of the word "converted:” Which conversions count as qualifying a person for citizenship under the law?
It’s easy to conclude that, without the pandemic, Trump would have won. And if that’s correct, it would seem that the impeachment would not have made any difference.