Eve Levin  //  8/6/17  //  Topic Update


Several regulations regarding the appointment of an acting Attorney General will come into play if the Attorney General is fired, explains John E. Bies at Lawfare.

“The Trump Presidency is a strange combination of menacing and impotent.  It is also fractured internally like no presidency in American history”: So begins this post by Jack Goldsmith at Lawfare.

 


Updates | The Week of January 15, 2018

1/14/18  //  Daily Update

After almost a year, the Trump Administration’s Justice Department lacks Senate-confirmed appointees in leadership posts running the national security, criminal, civil rights and other key divisions.

Zachary Piaker

Columbia Law School

Update | The Week of November 27, 2017

12/4/17  //  Daily Update

President Trump has signaled to friends his belief that a government shutdown would help him politically.

Jeffrey Stein

Columbia Law School

Updates | The Week of November 20, 2017

11/26/17  //  Daily Update

Any infringement on the president's power to remove executive branch officials may violate separation of powers principles.