Derek Reinbold  //  12/24/17  //  Topic Update

Following the logic and example of Clinton v. Jones, sitting presidents should also be subject to suit in state courts, argues Richard Primus on Take Care.

President Trump took aim at the FBI on Friday, calling its behavior “disgraceful” just before he appeared at its training facility to praise the nation’s police officers (WaPo).

Removal of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein could be more damaging to the integrity of an investigation into President Trump than removal of Mueller, writes former FBI Special Agent Asha Rangappa for Just Security.

President Trump denied the claim of a report that Justice Gorsuch’s criticisms before his confirmation led the President to consider withdrawing the nomination (The Hill).

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

The Department of Justice has filed a statement of interest in support of two conservative groups that sued the University of California-Berkeley over alleged limits on their ability to host events. Common Cause, a non-profit watchdog group, has filed a complaint alleging that the settlement paid to Stormy Daniels by President Trump amounted to an unreported in-kind contribution to President Trump's campaign.