Jeffrey Stein  //  12/4/17  //  Topic Update

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced stepped-up efforts to address the opioid crisis (WaPo).

  • Read the press release here.
  • This includes support for new legislation to strengthen DEA enforcement.

Gun thefts lead to violent crime, but federal law makes it challenging to confront the problem, writes the Editorial Board of the L.A. Times.

The Supreme Court will heard oral arguments in United States v. Carpenter, a case that questions the need for a warrant to access cell phone records (APWaPoDetroit News).


Updates | The Week of February 19, 2018

2/25/18  //  Daily Update

Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed a new charge against Paul Manafort while Richard Gates pled guilty. Meanwhile, President Trump's proposal to arm teachers drew controversy in Washington.

Jacob Miller

Harvard Law School

Updates | The Week of February 5, 2018

2/11/18  //  Daily Update

The Nunes memo set off aftershocks; agencies scrambled to implement the Trump Administration's policies to mixed effect; and Congress passes a budget after a brief overnight shutdown.

Updates | The Week of January 15, 2018

1/21/18  //  Daily Update

The week began with Martin Luther King Jr. Day and ended with a government shutdown on the anniversary of President Trump's inauguration.

Jacob Miller

Harvard Law School