Ryan Hayward  //  7/31/17  //  Topic Update

The Trump Administration is ramping up its efforts to defund cities that don’t provide local jail access to ICE agents (VoxBoston Globe).

  • Future grants will require more cooperation with federal efforts to track illegal aliens (Politico).
  • This effort is probably illegal, argues Mark Joseph Stern (Slate).
  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions attack on sanctuary cities is also an attack on federalism and separation of powers, argues Ilya Somin at the Washington Post.

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