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How Donald Trump Gets Special Treatment in the Legal System
12 Apr 2024 James Romoser. Politico.

Conservative Judges Sound Alarm: Trump Will Shred Our Justice System
29 Mar 2024 Ellie Quinlan Houghtaling. The New Republic.

Luttig on Trump's `vicious' attacks against judges: No one with power has 'addressed it'
29 Mar 2024 Steff Danielle Thomas. The Hill.

Team Trump Plots to Send DOJ After New York AG for... Election Interference
27 Mar 2024 Asawin Suebsaeng, Andrew Perez. Rolling Stone.

Inside Garland's Effort to Prosecute Trump
22 Mar 2024 Glenn Thrush, Adam Goldman. New York Times.

Opinion Judges rebuke lawless MAGA Republicans. We need more of the same
29 Jan 2024 Jennifer Rubin. Washington Post.

`This to Him Is the Grand Finale': Donald Trump's 50-Year Mission to Discredit the Justice System
12 Jan 2024 Michael Kruse. Politico.

Judges overseeing Trump cases in New York and DC are latest targets as bogus `swatting' calls surge
11 Jan 2024 Jeff Amy, Lindsay Whitehurst. Associated Press.

FBI says it's investigating after reports of violent threats to Colorado judges in Trump case
25 Dec 2023 Jack Forrest, Sean Lingaas. CNN.

MAGA Twitter Troll Sues Law Clerk Trump Hates
16 Dec 2023 Jose Pagliery. Daily Beast.

Opinion: With gag order fight, Trump is testing the entire judicial system
22 Nov 2023 Ruth Marcus. Washington Post.

MAGA conspiracy-theory defense keeps failing in court: Bad news for Donald Trump?
20 Nov 2023 Amanda Marcotte. Salon.

Trump's gag order appeal previews America's grave election year stress test
21 Nov 2023 Stephen Collinson. CNN.

Opinion: How judges can outmaneuver Trump's delay tactics
12 Nov 2023 Thomas G. Moukawsher. CNN.

Why the Trump trials should be on camera
6 Nov 2023 Zachary B. Wolf. CNN.

"Complete nonsense": Legal scholars demolish Trump claim of "presidential immunity" from prosecution
2 Nov 2023 Areeba Shah. Salon.

Televise Trump's federal trials? Judicial panel says its hands are tied
26 Oct 2023 Josh Gerstein. Politico.

Opinion | How the Trump Gag Orders Could Backfire
25 Oct 2023 Aziz Huq. Politico.

Opinion: The Black prosecutors taking on Trump know what they're up against
23 Oct 2023 Paul Butler. Washington Post.

Jan. 6 charge faced by Trump upheld on appeal for second time
20 Oct 2023 Rachael Weiner. Washington Post.

Can Tanya Chutkan actually judge Trump fairly and without bias? Can anyone?
6 Oct 2023 Joel Cohen. The Hill.

Trump's understandable surprise at seeing his company in court
2 Oct 2023 Philip Bump. Washington Post.

John Eastman declines to elaborate on Trump world discussions about Grassley presiding on Jan. 6
7 Sep 2023 Kyle Cheney. Politico.

A good week for the rule of law: With democracy in crisis, courts are doing their job
2 Sep 2023 Dennis Aftergut. Salon.

DOJ loses on appeal in trying to block Trump deposition
1 Sep 2023 Nick Robertson. The Hill.

Are the Trump Election-Interference Indictments a `Criminalization' of Speech?
30 Aug 2023 Andrew C. Mccarthy. National Review.

In election cases, experts say Trump's rhetoric will be hard to police
21 Aug 2023 Devlin Barrett. Washington Post.

Trump's special treatment in the courts highlights failings in our legal system
17 Aug 2023 Russell Gold, Christopher Robertson. The Hill.

Looming Trump trials are throwing judges into an election maelstrom
17 Aug 2023 Stephen Collinson. CNN.

Trump Must Go to Jail if Convicted
15 Aug 2023 David Rothkopf. Daily Beast.

Attorney general appoints a special counsel in Hunter Biden probe, deepening investigation
11 Aug 2023 Lindsay Whitehurst, Lisa Mascaro. Associated Press.

DOJ names special counsel in Hunter Biden case as plea agreement falls apart
11 Aug 2023 Perry Stein, David Nakamura. Washington Post.

Inside One `Egregious' Mistake From Trump's Florida Judge Aileen Cannon
11 Aug 2023 Jose Pagliery. Daily Beast.

Let the Public Watch Trump's Trial, Put Cameras In the Courtroom
11 Aug 2023 Eleanor Clift. Daily Beast.

GOP's `Missing' Biden Probe Witness Faces Laundry List of Federal Charges
11 Jul 2023 Brett Bachman, Eric Uebelacker. Daily Beast.

Hunter Biden will plead guilty in a deal that likely averts time behind bars
20 Jun 2023 Lindsay Whitehurst. Associated Press.

Hunter Biden reaches deal to plead guilty in tax, gun case
20 Jun 2023 Devlin Barrett, Perry Stein. Washington Post.

AG Merrick Garland Needs to Get Out of the Business of Defending Trump
23 May 2023 Shan Wu. Daily Beast.

Supreme Court to take up Trump DC hotel dispute
15 May 2023 Zach Schonfeld. The Hill.

The controversial article Matthew Kacsmaryk did not disclose to the Senate
15 Apr 2023 Caroline Kitchener, et al. Washington Post.

Trump's indictment is no sad day for America: Let's celebrate our justice system working
5 Apr 2023 Heather Digby Parton. Salon.

Worries grow that Trump indictment will eclipse other probes
31 Mar 2023 Gary Fields. Associated Press.

How the Stormy Daniels case could backfire in Donald Trump's favor
23 Mar 2023 Chauncey Devega. Salon.

Trump's lasting legacy on the judiciary is not just at the Supreme Court
29 Jan 2023 Anne E. Marimow. Washington Post.

How a Trump-allied group fighting `anti-white bigotry' beats Biden in court
12 Dec 2022 Beth Reinhard, Josh Dawsey. Washington Post.

Trump's Tax Return Fight Is All About His Abuse of Power
23 Nov 2022 Shan Wu. Daily Beast.

Opinion: The Real Reason Trump and Hunter Biden Might Not Get Indicted
19 Oct 2022 Ankush Khardori. Politico.

Federal investigators indicate they have enough to charge Hunter Biden: report
6 Oct 2022 Rema Rahman. The Hill.

"I had this nightmare, but I didn't know it was mine:" Dahlia Lithwick on Trump's crisis of law
30 Sep 2022 Amanda Marcotte. Salon.

Judge Aileen Cannon Thinks Poor Donald Trump May Be Stigmatized
19 Sep 2022 Maya Wiley. The New Republic.

Opinion: The Trump-appointed judge delivers the goods for her patron
18 Sep 2022 E.J. Dionne Jr.. Washington Post.

Special master ruling shows Trump's takeover of courts has started to sting
18 Sep 2022 Ed Pilkington. The Guardian.

The Trump Judges Are Officially Running the Show
17 Sep 2022 Elie Mystal. The Nation.

Merrick Garland faces stormy waters over Trump investigations
17 Sep 2022 Brett Samuels. The Hill.

Ken Starr, Who Turned a Blind Eye to Rape and Defended a Sex Trafficker, Dead at 76
13 Sep 2022 Jon Blistein. Rolling Stone.

Trump Opened Pandora's Prosecutorial Box
11 Sep 2022 David A. Graham. The Atlantic.

Donald Trump Has It Wrong: Cutting through the Confusion on Executive Privilege
12 Sep 2022 Andrew C. Mccarthy. National Review.

Trump judges are on a tear
12 Sep 2022 Josh Gerstein, Kyle Cheney. Politico.

Trump-Appointed Judge's `Originalist' Claim Is Absurd
11 Sep 2022 David R. Lurie. Daily Beast.

Opinion: The Ominous Debate Over `Trump Judges'
9 Sep 2022 Aziz Huq. Politico.

In ruling for Trump, low-profile judge Aileen Cannon invites scrutiny
9 Sep 2022 Anne E. Marimow. Washington Post.

Trump special master ruling `troubling,' legal experts say
8 Sep 2022 Rebecca Beitsch. The Hill.

The Special Master Problem Didn't Start With Judge Cannon
8 Sep 2022 Timothy Noah. The New Republic.

MSNBC Host: Trump's `Mar-a-Lago' Judge Now on GOP's Supreme Court Short List
7 Sep 2022 William Vaillancourt. Daily Beast.

Judge who sided with Trump in Mar-a-Lago case had few high profile cases
6 Sep 2022 Matt Dixon. Politico.

It Turns Out There Are "Trump Judges" After All
6 Sep 2022 Matt Ford. The New Republic.

Opinion: A Trump judge's appalling Mar-a-Lago order signals a grim future
6 Sep 2022 Paul Waldman. Washington Post.

The Judge in the Trump Mar-a-Lago Investigation Is Recklessly Endangering the Rule of Law
6 Sep 2022 Shan Wu. Daily Beast.

DOJ's hands-off approach to Zinke undercuts Trump's `weaponized' claim
25 Aug 2022 Aaron Blake. Washington Post.

Trump-appointed judges keep ruling against Trump and Co. on Jan. 6
13 Jul 2022 Aaron Blake. Washington Post.

A Former Mueller Prosecutor Takes Merrick Garland to Task
12 Jul 2022 Ankush Khardori. Politico.

Greene court victory delivers latest blow to insurrection disqualification effort
6 May 2022 Emily Brooks. The Hill.

Criminal referrals of former Trump officials pose thorny questions for DOJ
9 Apr 2022 Harper Neidig, Rebecca Beitsch. The Hill.

Opinion: Trump Appointees Are Undermining Jan. 6 Prosecutions - And Our Justice System
8 Apr 2022 Ankush Khardori. Politico.

Oversight chair accuses DOJ of blocking Trump records probe
7 Apr 2022 Rebecca Beitsch. The Hill.

Sandy Hook families reject Alex Jones settlement offer
30 Mar 2022 Associated Press. AP via The Hill.

Garland's first year leading Justice Department clouded by questions of investigating Trump
6 Mar 2022 Evan Perez, Tierney Sneed. CNN.

Prosecuting Trump would set a risky precedent. Not prosecuting would be worse
18 Feb 2022 Matthew Dallek. Washington Post.

'What-aboutism' - Ruling against Trump leaves more questions than answers free speech
19 Feb 2022 Jonathan Turley. The Hill.

The Memo: Trump case could come back to bite Biden
12 Nov 2021 Niall Stanage. The Hill.

Opinion: The 5th Circuit is staking out a claim to be America's most dangerous court
31 Aug 2021 Ruth Marcus. Washington Post.

Opinion: Distinguished person of the week: A judge holds Trump lawyers accountable
18 Jul 2021 Jennifer Rubin. Washington Post.

Trump lawyer Bruce Castor plays a central role in Bill Cosby going free
1 Jul 2021 Aaron Blake. Washington Post.

Appeals court blocks federal judge's ruling to overturn California's assault weapons ban
22 Jun 2021 Timothy Bella. Washington Post.

Federal judge tosses most claims against Trump, Barr and U.S. officials in clearing of Lafayette Square
21 Jun 2021 Spencer S. Hsu. Washington Post.

As Trump Leaves the White House, His Imprint on the Judiciary Deepens
17 Dec 2020 Rebecca R. Ruiz, Robert Gebeloff. New York Times.

Federal Appeals Courts Emerge as Crucial for Trump in Voting Cases
17 Oct 2020 Jim Rutenberg, Rebecca R. Ruiz. New York Times.

Donald Trump just openly threatened Bill Barr's job
15 Oct 2020 Chris Cillizza. CNN.

Washington Post: Barr's 'unmasking' investigation concludes without charges
14 Oct 2020 Paul Leblanc. CNN.

`Unmasking' probe commissioned by Barr concludes without charges or any public report
13 Oct 2020 Matt Zapotosky, Shane Harris. Washington Post.

Trump suggests Supreme Court nominee would tip panel to overturn Roe v. Wade
27 Sep 2020 Rema Rahman. The Hill.

Notable dissents from Judge Amy Coney Barrett
26 Sep 2020 Joan Biskupic, Devan Cole. CNN.

Federal judge temporarily blocks USPS operational changes amid concerns about mail slowdowns, election
17 Sep 2020 Elise Viebeck, Jacob Bogage. Washington Post.

Barr creates firestorm with comments that appear to boost Trump's reelection campaign
17 Sep 2020 Quint Forgey. Politico.

Two new stories ramp up focus on Barr's willingness to boost Trump before election
14 Sep 2020 Amber Phillips. Washington Post.

White House blocks Navarro from testifying to House panel about ventilator deal
14 Sep 2020 David Lim. Politico.

Court-appointed adviser in Michael Flynn case says Justice Dept. yielded to corrupt `pressure campaign' led by Trump
11 Sep 2020 Spencer S. Hsu. Washington Post.

Trump detests `losers,' but he's the courtroom loser in chief
12 Sep 2020 Ruth Marcus. Washington Post.

Court-appointed adviser blasts 'corrupt' DOJ move to drop Flynn case
11 Sep 2020 Kyle Cheney, Josh Gerstein. Politico.

Court blocks Trump census order on undocumented immigrants
10 Sep 2020 Associated Press. Politico.

What Trump's big win over the House of Representatives means
2 Sep 2020 Katelyn Polantz. CNN.

D.C. Circuit panel guts House subpoena power
31 Aug 2020 Josh Gerstein, Kyle Cheney. Politico.

Appeals court denies Michael Flynn and Justice Department's effort to end his case
31 Aug 2020 Katelyn Polantz. CNN.

Engel announces contempt proceedings against Pompeo
28 Aug 2020 Laura Kelly, Olivia Beavers. The Hill.

With Bannon arrest, `Sovereign District' sends another salvo
21 Aug 2020 Jim Mustian. Associated Press.

No serious lawyer would argue what Trump's Justice Department is arguing
18 Aug 2020 George T. Conway III, Lawerence S. Robbins. Washington Post.

Senate GOP divided over whether they'd fill Supreme Court vacancy
3 Aug 2020 Alexander Bolton. The Hill.

Democrats seek to shame Barr over politics at the Justice Department
28 Jul 2020 Devlin Barrett, et al. Washington Post.

Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana abortion clinic law
29 Jun 2020 Mark Sherman. Associated Press.

Analysts say Barr is eroding Justice Department independence - without facing any real personal consequence
24 Jun 2020 Matt Zapotosky, Karoun Demirjian. Washington Post.

Appeals court orders judge to dismiss Michael Flynn case
24 Jun 2020 Katelyn Polantz. CNN.

Supreme Court blocks Trump's bid to end DACA, a win for undocumented 'Dreamers'
18 Jun 2020 Robert Barnes. Washington Post.

Speculation swirls about next Supreme Court vacancy
26 May 2020 John Kruzel. The Hill.

Trump ordered states to open churches. Can he do that?
23 May 2020 Josh Gerstein. Politico.

Trump-inspired political sparring hits the courts
20 May 2020 Joan Biskupic. CNN.

Trump 'surprised' by Barr saying he doesn't expect criminal investigation of Obama and Biden
18 May 2020 Jack Date, Jordan Phelps. ABC News.

Judge Appoints Outsider to Take On Justice Dept. in Flynn Case
14 May 2020 Katie Benner. New York Times.

Trump White House Rewrites History, This Time About Flynn
14 May 2020 Adam Goldman, Mark Mazzetti. New York Times.

Judge in Flynn case eyeing possible contempt charge for perjury
13 May 2020 John Kruzel. The Hill.

Watergate prosecutors call for judge to ignore DOJ recommendation to drop Flynn case
13 May 2020 J. Edward Moreno. The Hill.

Hundreds of ex-Justice Department employees sign letter criticizing Barr for moving to drop Flynn charges
11 May 2020 David Shortell. CNN.

Top Roger Stone prosecutor slams Barr for influencing cases against Trump allies
11 May 2020 Katelyn Polantz. CNN.

Dropping of Flynn Case Heightens Fears of Justice Dept. Politicization
8 May 2020 Katie Benner, Charlie Savage. New York Times.

The judge should look skeptically at Barr's latest effort to rescue another Trump crony
8 May 2020 Editorial Board. Washington Post.

`Never Seen Anything Like This': Experts Question Dropping of Flynn Prosecution
7 May 2020 Charlie Savage. New York Times.

Justice Dept. Drops Case Against Michael Flynn
7 May 2020 Adam Goldman, Katie Benner. New York Times.

American Bar Association: Trump court pick now 'Well Qualified'
6 May 2020 Justine Coleman. The Hill.

Judge calls for investigation into whether McConnell pressured judge to retire
5 May 2020 J. Edward Morino. The Hill.

McConnell, GOP move swiftly on Trump's judicial nominee, angering Democrats pressing for focus on coronavirus
6 May 2020 Paul Kane, Seung Min Kim. Washington Post.

Supreme Court adds to its public debate over precedent ahead of major rulings
21 Apr 2020 Ariane de Vogue. CNN.

The Supreme Court is tipping the scales toward Trump's reelection
7 Apr 2020 Jen Psaki. CNN.

ABC's Dan Abrams: There's 'nothing more insulting' than judge's rebuke of William Barr
7 Mar 2020 Mike Brest. Washington Examiner.

Trump made a baseless attack on two Supreme Court justices. Here's why he did it
1 Mar 2020 George T. Conway III. Washington Post.

Trump slams Sotomayor and Ginsburg, says they should recuse themselves from `Trump-related' cases
25 Feb 2020 Meagan Flynn. Washington Post.

Awful new details about Trump's purge should alarm us all
24 Feb 2020 Greg Sargent. Washington Post.

Post-impeachment, Trump declares himself the `chief law enforcement officer of America'
19 Feb 2020 Toluse Olorunnipa, Beth Reinhard. Washington Post.

The degradation of William Barr's Justice Department is nearly complete
13 Feb 2020 Editorial Board. Washington Post.

As Trump openly corrupts DOJ, a former insider sounds the alarm
12 Feb 2020 Greg Sargent. Washington Post.

All 4 federal prosecutors quit Stone case after DOJ overrules prosecutors on sentencing request
12 Feb 2020 David Shortell. CNN.

Immigration judges quit in response to administration policies
27 Dec 2019 Priscilla Alvarez. CNN.

Judge rejects Justice Dept request to pull lawyers from census case
9 Jul 2019 Jacqueline Thomsen. The Hill.

Democrats claim victory as Trump gets battered in court
27 May 2019 Jacqueline Thomsen. The Hill.

Trump on defense now that Democrats score court win
21 May 2019 Stephen Collinson. CNN.

The real reason the Trump administration is constantly losing in court
19 Mar 2019 Fred Barbash, Deanna Paul. Washington Post.

Patrick Leahy sits at center of partisan judicial nominations
13 Mar 2019 Thomas Jipping. The Hill.

Kellyanne Conway's husband, other legal scholars, fact check Trump on the courts
24 Nov 2018 Cheyennye Haslett. ABC News.

Trump's judicial fantasy: What Chief Justice Roberts could have told him but didn't
22 Nov 2018 Fred Barbash. Washington Post.

Trump hits back at Chief Justice Roberts
21 Nov 2018 John Bowden. The Hill.

Chief Justice Roberts pushes back on Trump's criticism of 'Obama judge'
21 Nov 2018 Lydia Wheeler. The Hill.

Schumer: Interfering with Mueller would spark 'constitutional crisis'
7 Nov 2018 Jordain Carney. The Hill.

Sanders warns Trump: Interfering w Mueller probe an 'impeachable offense'
7 Nov 2018 Megan Keller. The Hill.

Sessions out at Justice Department
7 Nov 2018 Morgan Chalfant. The Hill.

Roberts Will Have Hand on Throttle as Supreme Court Veers Right
29 Oct 2018 Greg Stohr. Bloomberg.

Trump's demand for `DEATH PENALTY' in 2017 NYC attack prejudiced the case Alleged attacker's lawyers tell court
11 Sep 2018 Kyle Swenson. Washington Post.

Trump's verdict on `flipping' puts prosecutions at risk
5 Sep 2018 Michael J. Stern. Washington Post.

Trump's tweets criticizing Jeff Sessions mark a grotesque new low
4 Sep 2018 Editorial Board. Washington Post.

Trump's tweets about Jeff Sessions can't be ignored
4 Sep 2018 Ed Rogers. Washington Post.

Critics fear Trump's attacks are doing lasting damage to the justice system
23 Aug 2018 Felicia Sonmez, et. al. Washington Post.

DOJ lawyers seek to stop release of Trump financial records
18 Aug 2018 Jacqueline Thomsen. The Hill.

The extraordinary bias of the judge in the Manafort trial
16 Aug 2018 Nancy Gertner. Washington Post.

Supreme Court rules against public unions collecting fees from nonmembers
27 Jun 2018 Robert Barnes. Washington Post.

Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban
26 Jun 2018 Robert Barnes,Ann E. Marimow. Washington Post.

Law professors torch Trump legal memo
5 Jun 2018 Josh Gerstein. Politico.

With every pardon, Trump is giving the finger to the rule of law
2 Jun 2018 Lucian K. Truscott IV. Salon.

Pardon-crazy Trump Forgives Everyone Except Sessions
2 Jun 2018 Jack Schafer. Politico.

Donald Trump is not your president
1 Jun 2018 Greg Sargent. Washington Post.

Trump is tightening his grip around the neck of the Justice Department
31 May 2018 Quinta Jurecic. Washington Post.

Donald Trump and the Undoing of Justice Reform
17 Feb 2018 Editorial Board. New York Times.

Judges Say Throw Out the Map. Lawmakers Say Throw Out the Judges
14 Feb 2018 Michael Wines. New York Times.

Trump judicial nominee Petersen pulls out after struggling to answser basic America dodges another bullet
18 Dec 2017 John Wagner. Washington Post.

Trump Judicial Nominee Attracts Scorn After Flopping in Hearing
15 Dec 2017 Jonah Engel Bromwich, Niraj Chokshi. New York Times.

Trump's push to fill courts with conservative judges hits first speed bump
15 Dec 2017 John Wagner, Robert O'Harrow Jr, Karoun Demirjlan. Washington Post.