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Justice Department

January 31, 2023 5:30 am

How Bill Barr and John Durham Blazed a Trail for Jim Jordan

Lies and half-truths were at the heart of the failed attempt to “investigate the investigators.” Expect even more of them…
Frederick Baron and Dennis Aftergut
January 25, 2023 5:30 am

Do You Want to Know a Secret?

Trump’s behavior warrants prosecution, even if the classified materials he expropriated aren’t all that dangerous.
Bill Lueders
November 21, 2022 5:30 am

Appointing a New Special Counsel Was the Right Call

Merrick Garland didn’t run away from a tough decision—he made one.
Kimberly Wehle
February 14, 2022 4:59 am

Trump Really Could Be Prosecuted for Destroying Documents

It’s not even an especially close call.
Chris Truax
June 3, 2021 5:30 am

Why the Manhattan District Attorney Should Have Trump Worried

Donald Trump's case won't be Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance's first high-profile prosecution.
Dennis Aftergut
May 26, 2021 5:30 am

The Republican Party’s Partisanship Projection Problem

Rep. Liz Cheney, Susan Hennessey, and Natasha Bertrand have all had their integrity questioned because of their commitment to the…
Paul Rosenzweig
April 21, 2021 4:53 pm

Why the Biden DOJ Should Be Hesitant to Use ‘Consent Decrees’

Federal intrusions into local police matters can be warranted, but they are often resented by the swing states targeted by…
Daniel McGraw
February 18, 2021 5:30 am

What to Expect from the Merrick Garland Confirmation Hearings

And why he’s the right person for the job of attorney general.
Frederick Baron and Dennis Aftergut
December 14, 2020 9:35 pm

Bye-Bye, Bill Barr

The mostly tarnished legacy of Trump’s mostly complicit attorney general.
Mona Charen
September 19, 2020 5:29 am

William Barr’s Disastrous Misunderstanding of the Attorney General’s Role

In a speech on September 16 sponsored by the famously conservative Hillsdale College, William Barr offered a vigorous…

Austin Sarat