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Britany Riley

Britany Riley is a first-year at Stanford Law School where she serves as the Development Editor of the Stanford Journal of Civil Rights & Civil Liberties. Prior to attending Stanford, Britany served as a judicial assistant to Justice Anthony M. Kennedy. Britany received her undergraduate degree from William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri.

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Updates | The Week of July 17, 2017

7/23/17  //  Daily Update

Representative Al Green continues his fight to impeach the President, but it is unlikely a majority of the Senate will join him, which some believe is an abdication of congressional duty.

Updates | The Week of July 17, 2017

7/23/17  //  Daily Update

Special Counsel Mueller's probe has expanded and numerous previously undisclosed meetings between members of the Trump campaign and Russians have come to light.

Updates | The Week of July 17, 2017

7/23/17  //  Daily Update

AG Sessions announced plans to expand civil asset forfeiture and encourage prosecutors to seek harsher criminal penalties. Sessions was heavily criticized both by Democrats and President Trump this week.

Updates | The Week of July 17, 2017

7/23/17  //  Daily Update

Signs indicate a federal crackdown on marijuana is impending.

Updates | The Week of July 10, 2017

7/16/17  //  Daily Update

While some argue that the President may accept gifts without running afoul of the Foreign Emoluments Clause, critics view this reading as inaccurate and ahistorical. Dismissing the Emoluments Clause litigation for lack of standing would deviate from separation-of-powers principles.

Updates | The Week of July 10, 2017

7/16/17  //  Daily Update

Hawaii's litigation against the revised travel ban continues. There is uncertainty in the Trump Administration over who controls immigration issues.