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

A jury acquitted an undocumented immigrant of murder in a case that President Trump often used as a rallying cry in support of his immigration agenda (NYT).

Judicial rulings against President Trump’s effort to deny federal funds to sanctuary cities are also victories for federalism and separation of powers, contends Ilya Somin at The Volokh Conspiracy.

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 22, 2018

1/28/18  //  Daily Update

At Take Care, Eli Savit argued that the Trump Administration's threats against sanctuary cities are baseless, but that the rhetoric is nonetheless dangerous. The Justice Department subpoenaed letters from sanctuary cities across the country.