Alexandra Widas  //  6/11/17  //  Topic Update


The Senate must ensure continued impartiality from the Director of the FBI and should ask these ten questions of any nominee, suggests Allison Murphy at Take Care.

Over at Reuters, Alison Frankel looks at the impact President Trump’s tweets might have on the DOJ’s efforts to argue for the Muslim ban in court.


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.