While this case may have involved jet-setting millionaires, it was no different from the seedy cases of human trafficking that occur every day in America.
Barbara McQuade is a professor from practice at the University of Michigan Law School. She served as United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Michigan and Co-Chair of the Terrorism and National Security Subcommittee of the Attorney General’s Advisory Committee from 2010-2017.
All signs point to prosecutors with confidence in their case—and miles to go before they stop.
Attorney General Merrick Garland is getting to work trying to make things right after the Supreme Court got them terribly wrong.
We know that we’re nearing the end of this investigation. We don’t know if Giuliani will be charged with a crime.
Responsible leaders work to de-escalate tension. Trump does just the opposite with his brand of inspirational words.
In a more just world, her killers would be charged. In our world, grand juries are given extraordinary instructions not to second-guess police officers.
The only public cases Barr has intervened in have been on behalf of Trump allies convicted of crimes arising from the government’s investigation into Russian election interference.
Trump survived the Mueller report, but a new report from a GOP-controlled Senate committee should put an end to any remaining argument about the dangers of his approach.
Why was it left to New York’s attorney general to file a civil suit? The silence of the U.S. Department of Justice is deafening.
The president is rewriting history, undoing Robert Mueller’s work, and above all protecting himself by sending the message that if you keep quiet about him you’ll be taken care of.