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Trump's Tax Return Fight Is All About His Abuse of Power
Nov 23 2022 Shan Wu. Daily Beast.

Opinion: The Real Reason Trump and Hunter Biden Might Not Get Indicted
Oct 19 2022 Ankush Khardori. Politico.

Federal investigators indicate they have enough to charge Hunter Biden: report
Oct 6 2022 Rema Rahman. The Hill.

"I had this nightmare, but I didn't know it was mine:" Dahlia Lithwick on Trump's crisis of law
Sep 30 2022 Amanda Marcotte. Salon.

Judge Aileen Cannon Thinks Poor Donald Trump May Be Stigmatized
Sep 19 2022 Maya Wiley. The New Republic.

Opinion: The Trump-appointed judge delivers the goods for her patron
Sep 18 2022 E.J. Dionne Jr.. Washington Post.

Special master ruling shows Trump's takeover of courts has started to sting
Sep 18 2022 Ed Pilkington. The Guardian.

The Trump Judges Are Officially Running the Show
Sep 17 2022 Elie Mystal. The Nation.

Merrick Garland faces stormy waters over Trump investigations
Sep 17 2022 Brett Samuels. The Hill.

Ken Starr, Who Turned a Blind Eye to Rape and Defended a Sex Trafficker, Dead at 76
Sep 13 2022 Jon Blistein. Rolling Stone.

Trump Opened Pandora's Prosecutorial Box
Sep 11 2022 David A. Graham. The Atlantic.

Donald Trump Has It Wrong: Cutting through the Confusion on Executive Privilege
Sep 12 2022 Andrew C. Mccarthy. National Review.

Trump judges are on a tear
Sep 12 2022 Josh Gerstein, Kyle Cheney. Politico.

Trump-Appointed Judge's `Originalist' Claim Is Absurd
Sep 11 2022 David R. Lurie. Daily Beast.

Opinion: The Ominous Debate Over `Trump Judges'
Sep 9 2022 Aziz Huq. Politico.

In ruling for Trump, low-profile judge Aileen Cannon invites scrutiny
Sep 9 2022 Anne E. Marimow. Washington Post.

Trump special master ruling `troubling,' legal experts say
Sep 8 2022 Rebecca Beitsch. The Hill.

The Special Master Problem Didn't Start With Judge Cannon
Sep 8 2022 Timothy Noah. The New Republic.

MSNBC Host: Trump's `Mar-a-Lago' Judge Now on GOP's Supreme Court Short List
Sep 7 2022 William Vaillancourt. Daily Beast.

Judge who sided with Trump in Mar-a-Lago case had few high profile cases
Sep 6 2022 Matt Dixon. Politico.

It Turns Out There Are "Trump Judges" After All
Sep 6 2022 Matt Ford. The New Republic.

Opinion: A Trump judge's appalling Mar-a-Lago order signals a grim future
Sep 6 2022 Paul Waldman. Washington Post.

The Judge in the Trump Mar-a-Lago Investigation Is Recklessly Endangering the Rule of Law
Sep 6 2022 Shan Wu. Daily Beast.

DOJ's hands-off approach to Zinke undercuts Trump's `weaponized' claim
Aug 25 2022 Aaron Blake. Washington Post.

Trump-appointed judges keep ruling against Trump and Co. on Jan. 6
Jul 13 2022 Aaron Blake. Washington Post.

A Former Mueller Prosecutor Takes Merrick Garland to Task
Jul 12 2022 Ankush Khardori. Politico.

Greene court victory delivers latest blow to insurrection disqualification effort
May 6 2022 Emily Brooks. The Hill.

Criminal referrals of former Trump officials pose thorny questions for DOJ
Apr 9 2022 Harper Neidig, Rebecca Beitsch. The Hill.

Opinion: Trump Appointees Are Undermining Jan. 6 Prosecutions - And Our Justice System
Apr 8 2022 Ankush Khardori. Politico.

Oversight chair accuses DOJ of blocking Trump records probe
Apr 7 2022 Rebecca Beitsch. The Hill.

Sandy Hook families reject Alex Jones settlement offer
Mar 30 2022 Associated Press. AP via The Hill.

Republicans warn Justice Department probe of Trump would trigger political war
Mar 7 2022 Alexander Bolton. The Hill.

Garland's first year leading Justice Department clouded by questions of investigating Trump
Mar 6 2022 Evan Perez, Tierney Sneed. CNN.

Prosecuting Trump would set a risky precedent. Not prosecuting would be worse
Feb 18 2022 Matthew Dallek. Washington Post.

'What-aboutism' - Ruling against Trump leaves more questions than answers free speech
Feb 19 2022 Jonathan Turley. The Hill.

The Memo: Trump case could come back to bite Biden
Nov 12 2021 Niall Stanage. The Hill.

Opinion: The 5th Circuit is staking out a claim to be America's most dangerous court
Aug 31 2021 Ruth Marcus. Washington Post.

Opinion: Distinguished person of the week: A judge holds Trump lawyers accountable
Jul 18 2021 Jennifer Rubin. Washington Post.

Trump lawyer Bruce Castor plays a central role in Bill Cosby going free
Jul 1 2021 Aaron Blake. Washington Post.

Appeals court blocks federal judge's ruling to overturn California's assault weapons ban
Jun 22 2021 Timothy Bella. Washington Post.

Federal judge tosses most claims against Trump, Barr and U.S. officials in clearing of Lafayette Square
Jun 21 2021 Spencer S. Hsu. Washington Post.

As Trump Leaves the White House, His Imprint on the Judiciary Deepens
Dec 17 2020 Rebecca R. Ruiz, Robert Gebeloff. New York Times.

Federal Appeals Courts Emerge as Crucial for Trump in Voting Cases
Oct 17 2020 Jim Rutenberg, Rebecca R. Ruiz. New York Times.

Donald Trump just openly threatened Bill Barr's job
Oct 15 2020 Chris Cillizza. CNN.

Washington Post: Barr's 'unmasking' investigation concludes without charges
Oct 14 2020 Paul Leblanc. CNN.

`Unmasking' probe commissioned by Barr concludes without charges or any public report
Oct 13 2020 Matt Zapotosky, Shane Harris. Washington Post.

Trump suggests Supreme Court nominee would tip panel to overturn Roe v. Wade
Sep 27 2020 Rema Rahman. The Hill.

Notable dissents from Judge Amy Coney Barrett
Sep 26 2020 Joan Biskupic, Devan Cole. CNN.

Federal judge temporarily blocks USPS operational changes amid concerns about mail slowdowns, election
Sep 17 2020 Elise Viebeck, Jacob Bogage. Washington Post.

Barr creates firestorm with comments that appear to boost Trump's reelection campaign
Sep 17 2020 Quint Forgey. Politico.

Two new stories ramp up focus on Barr's willingness to boost Trump before election
Sep 14 2020 Amber Phillips. Washington Post.

White House blocks Navarro from testifying to House panel about ventilator deal
Sep 14 2020 David Lim. Politico.

Court-appointed adviser in Michael Flynn case says Justice Dept. yielded to corrupt `pressure campaign' led by Trump
Sep 11 2020 Spencer S. Hsu. Washington Post.

Trump detests `losers,' but he's the courtroom loser in chief
Sep 12 2020 Ruth Marcus. Washington Post.

Court-appointed adviser blasts 'corrupt' DOJ move to drop Flynn case
Sep 11 2020 Kyle Cheney, Josh Gerstein. Politico.

Court blocks Trump census order on undocumented immigrants
Sep 10 2020 Associated Press. Politico.

What Trump's big win over the House of Representatives means
Sep 2 2020 Katelyn Polantz. CNN.

D.C. Circuit panel guts House subpoena power
Aug 31 2020 Josh Gerstein, Kyle Cheney. Politico.

Appeals court denies Michael Flynn and Justice Department's effort to end his case
Aug 31 2020 Katelyn Polantz. CNN.

Engel announces contempt proceedings against Pompeo
Aug 28 2020 Laura Kelly, Olivia Beavers. The Hill.

With Bannon arrest, `Sovereign District' sends another salvo
Aug 21 2020 Jim Mustian. Associated Press.

No serious lawyer would argue what Trump's Justice Department is arguing
Aug 18 2020 George T. Conway III, Lawerence S. Robbins. Washington Post.

Senate GOP divided over whether they'd fill Supreme Court vacancy
Aug 3 2020 Alexander Bolton. The Hill.

Inside the Supreme Court's internal deliberations over Trump's taxes
Jul 30 2020 Joan Biskupic. CNN.

Democrats seek to shame Barr over politics at the Justice Department
Jul 28 2020 Devlin Barrett, et al. Washington Post.

Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana abortion clinic law
Jun 29 2020 Mark Sherman. Associated Press.

Analysts say Barr is eroding Justice Department independence - without facing any real personal consequence
Jun 24 2020 Matt Zapotosky, Karoun Demirjian. Washington Post.

Appeals court orders judge to dismiss Michael Flynn case
Jun 24 2020 Katelyn Polantz. CNN.

Supreme Court blocks Trump's bid to end DACA, a win for undocumented 'Dreamers'
Jun 18 2020 Robert Barnes. Washington Post.

Speculation swirls about next Supreme Court vacancy
May 26 2020 John Kruzel. The Hill.

Trump ordered states to open churches. Can he do that?
May 23 2020 Josh Gerstein. Politico.

Trump-inspired political sparring hits the courts
May 20 2020 Joan Biskupic. CNN.

Trump 'surprised' by Barr saying he doesn't expect criminal investigation of Obama and Biden
May 18 2020 Jack Date, Jordan Phelps. ABC News.

Judge Appoints Outsider to Take On Justice Dept. in Flynn Case
May 14 2020 Katie Benner. New York Times.

Trump White House Rewrites History, This Time About Flynn
May 14 2020 Adam Goldman, Mark Mazzetti. New York Times.

Judge in Flynn case eyeing possible contempt charge for perjury
May 13 2020 John Kruzel. The Hill.

Watergate prosecutors call for judge to ignore DOJ recommendation to drop Flynn case
May 13 2020 J. Edward Moreno. The Hill.

Hundreds of ex-Justice Department employees sign letter criticizing Barr for moving to drop Flynn charges
May 11 2020 David Shortell. CNN.

Top Roger Stone prosecutor slams Barr for influencing cases against Trump allies
May 11 2020 Katelyn Polantz. CNN.

Dropping of Flynn Case Heightens Fears of Justice Dept. Politicization
May 8 2020 Katie Benner, Charlie Savage. New York Times.

The judge should look skeptically at Barr's latest effort to rescue another Trump crony
May 8 2020 Editorial Board. Washington Post.

`Never Seen Anything Like This': Experts Question Dropping of Flynn Prosecution
May 7 2020 Charlie Savage. New York Times.

Justice Dept. Drops Case Against Michael Flynn
May 7 2020 Adam Goldman, Katie Benner. New York Times.

American Bar Association: Trump court pick now 'Well Qualified'
May 6 2020 Justine Coleman. The Hill.

Judge calls for investigation into whether McConnell pressured judge to retire
May 5 2020 J. Edward Morino. The Hill.

McConnell, GOP move swiftly on Trump's judicial nominee, angering Democrats pressing for focus on coronavirus
May 6 2020 Paul Kane, Seung Min Kim. Washington Post.

Supreme Court adds to its public debate over precedent ahead of major rulings
Apr 21 2020 Ariane de Vogue. CNN.

The Supreme Court is tipping the scales toward Trump's reelection
Apr 7 2020 Jen Psaki. CNN.

ABC's Dan Abrams: There's 'nothing more insulting' than judge's rebuke of William Barr
Mar 7 2020 Mike Brest. Washington Examiner.

Trump made a baseless attack on two Supreme Court justices. Here's why he did it
Mar 1 2020 George T. Conway III. Washington Post.

Trump slams Sotomayor and Ginsburg, says they should recuse themselves from `Trump-related' cases
Feb 25 2020 Meagan Flynn. Washington Post.

Awful new details about Trump's purge should alarm us all
Feb 24 2020 Greg Sargent. Washington Post.

Post-impeachment, Trump declares himself the `chief law enforcement officer of America'
Feb 19 2020 Toluse Olorunnipa, Beth Reinhard. Washington Post.

The degradation of William Barr's Justice Department is nearly complete
Feb 13 2020 Editorial Board. Washington Post.

As Trump openly corrupts DOJ, a former insider sounds the alarm
Feb 12 2020 Greg Sargent. Washington Post.

All 4 federal prosecutors quit Stone case after DOJ overrules prosecutors on sentencing request
Feb 12 2020 David Shortell. CNN.

Immigration judges quit in response to administration policies
Dec 27 2019 Priscilla Alvarez. CNN.

Judge rejects Justice Dept request to pull lawyers from census case
Jul 9 2019 Jacqueline Thomsen. The Hill.

Democrats claim victory as Trump gets battered in court
May 27 2019 Jacqueline Thomsen. The Hill.

Trump on defense now that Democrats score court win
May 21 2019 Stephen Collinson. CNN.

The Barr-Shaped Cloud Over the Justice Department
Apr 4 2019 Matthew A. Miller. Politico.

The real reason the Trump administration is constantly losing in court
Mar 19 2019 Fred Barbash, Deanna Paul. Washington Post.

Patrick Leahy sits at center of partisan judicial nominations
Mar 13 2019 Thomas Jipping. The Hill.

Kellyanne Conway's husband, other legal scholars, fact check Trump on the courts
Nov 24 2018 Cheyennye Haslett. ABC News.

Trump's judicial fantasy: What Chief Justice Roberts could have told him but didn't
Nov 22 2018 Fred Barbash. Washington Post.

Trump hits back at Chief Justice Roberts
Nov 21 2018 John Bowden. The Hill.

Chief Justice Roberts pushes back on Trump's criticism of 'Obama judge'
Nov 21 2018 Lydia Wheeler. The Hill.

Schumer: Interfering with Mueller would spark 'constitutional crisis'
Nov 7 2018 Jordain Carney. The Hill.

Sanders warns Trump: Interfering w Mueller probe an 'impeachable offense'
Nov 7 2018 Megan Keller. The Hill.

Sessions out at Justice Department
Nov 7 2018 Morgan Chalfant. The Hill.

Roberts Will Have Hand on Throttle as Supreme Court Veers Right
Oct 29 2018 Greg Stohr. Bloomberg.

Trump's demand for `DEATH PENALTY' in 2017 NYC attack prejudiced the case Alleged attacker's lawyers tell court
Sep 11 2018 Kyle Swenson. Washington Post.

Trump's verdict on `flipping' puts prosecutions at risk
Sep 5 2018 Michael J. Stern. Washington Post.

Trump's tweets criticizing Jeff Sessions mark a grotesque new low
Sep 4 2018 Editorial Board. Washington Post.

Trump's tweets about Jeff Sessions can't be ignored
Sep 4 2018 Ed Rogers. Washington Post.

Critics fear Trump's attacks are doing lasting damage to the justice system
Aug 23 2018 Felicia Sonmez, et. al. Washington Post.

DOJ lawyers seek to stop release of Trump financial records
Aug 18 2018 Jacqueline Thomsen. The Hill.

The extraordinary bias of the judge in the Manafort trial
Aug 16 2018 Nancy Gertner. Washington Post.

Supreme Court rules against public unions collecting fees from nonmembers
Jun 27 2018 Robert Barnes. Washington Post.

Supreme Court upholds Trump travel ban
Jun 26 2018 Robert Barnes,Ann E. Marimow. Washington Post.

Law professors torch Trump legal memo
Jun 5 2018 Josh Gerstein. Politico.

With every pardon, Trump is giving the finger to the rule of law
Jun 2 2018 Lucian K. Truscott IV. Salon.

Pardon-crazy Trump Forgives Everyone Except Sessions
Jun 2 2018 Jack Schafer. Politico.

Donald Trump is not your president
Jun 1 2018 Greg Sargent. Washington Post.

Trump is tightening his grip around the neck of the Justice Department
May 31 2018 Quinta Jurecic. Washington Post.

Donald Trump and the Undoing of Justice Reform
Feb 17 2018 Editorial Board. New York Times.

Judges Say Throw Out the Map. Lawmakers Say Throw Out the Judges
Feb 14 2018 Michael Wines. New York Times.

Trump judicial nominee Petersen pulls out after struggling to answser basic America dodges another bullet
Dec 18 2017 John Wagner. Washington Post.

Trump Judicial Nominee Attracts Scorn After Flopping in Hearing
Dec 15 2017 Jonah Engel Bromwich, Niraj Chokshi. New York Times.

Trump's push to fill courts with conservative judges hits first speed bump
Dec 15 2017 John Wagner, Robert O'Harrow Jr, Karoun Demirjlan. Washington Post.