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The Trump Family Lawsuits Feud With New York’s Attorney General Letitia James

The Trump Family Lawsuits Feud With New York's Attorney General Letitia James 1

Can a Democrat \’Hero\’ Land a Knockout Blow To The Resilient Republican Former President? The civil fraud lawsuit issued against most of Donald Trump\’s family this week has garnered headlines and underscored the animosity between a Democrat Attorney General and the Trump family. Letitia James filed the lawsuit against the entire Trump family, excluding just …

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4 Thoughts on the Search of Mar-a-Lago

Here’s what Merrick Garland might have been thinking. David Lat* Former president Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, now used as a private club and Trump’s personal residence (photo by Steve Starr/Corbis via Getty Images). Merrick Garland must miss the D.C. Circuit right now. At the start of 2021, Merrick Garland was one …

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Lincoln Project Statement: Mitch McConnell “Desperate to Help Trump”

Mitch McConnell

May 27, 2021 – The Lincoln Project today released the following statement: “Today, it was learned that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, advised by his chief strategist and consigliere Josh Holmes, was asking members of his caucus to vote against a January 6 commission ‘as a personal favor.’ “McConnell is desperate to help Trump cover …

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Gigantic Stimulus Package Will Effect Lawyers, Too . . At Some Stage

Larry David

The US Senate has made it another “Massive March” with the passing of an enormous bill aimed at providing relief to Americans suffering financially from the coronavirus pandemic. Although there is but an indirect benefit to lawyers, the massive package introduced by President Biden amounts to $1.9 trillion – enough to oil the wheels for many businesses, …

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Senior Criminal Lawyer Mark Pomeranz to Help Draw Back The Curtain In Trump Criminal Probe

Mark Pomerantz in Trump probe

The investigation into potential criminal charges against Donald Trump went up a notch this week as US Attorneys appointed Paul Weiss lawyer (on leave for the purpose) to assist in the investigation of Trump and his family and businesses. Pomerantz is an experienced white collar crime attorney. He had established a small criminal defense practice …

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Waco Lord of the Rings References In Weird Hobbit Brief

Hobbit

Insurrectionist and lawyer Paul Davis is also, it would appear, a Lord of the Rings fan. So much so, in fact, that his Rings-related court filings following the storming of the Capitol has been replete with references to Mordor and the like – and much-mocked too. To recap the Davis scenario since 2021 began, he …

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What Is Facebook Doing About Donald Trump’s Suspended Facebook and Instagram Accounts – And Should We Even Care?

Trump on Facebook

The suspension of Donald Trump’s social media accounts on Facebook and Instagram (let alone Twitter) are matters that may have created relief in many quarters, but there are some important legal and ethical considerations at play. Would his presence on the platforms last forever? Do we care? The decision is actually out of Mark Zuckerberg’s …

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18 Law Firms Ask VP Pence to Invoke 25th Amendment To Remove Trump

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stitutional Democracy Washington – January 8, 2021: Eighteen law firms joined Crowell & Moring to urge Vice President Mike Pence to invoke Section 4 of the 25th Amendment to remove the President from office for being a “reckless and wanton threat to the Constitution that he pledged to preserve, protect, and defend.” The law firms …

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The Worst of The Trump Pardons

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Trump’s recent pardons have followed form – a cot-throwing, screw you attitude towards his election loss, still unaccepted, and his congenital inability to accept reversal. The New York Times’ Michelle Goldberg reviewed his most disgusting pardons, including the Blackwater mercenaries who participated in the  2007 massacre in Baghdad’s Nisour Square. Among the victims was a …

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