Detention Without Trial

Just posted on Politico: DOJ seeks new emergency powers amid coronavirus pandemic The Justice Department has quietly asked Congress for the ability to ask chief judges to detain people indefinitely without trial during emergencies — part of a push for new powers that comes as the coronavirus spreads through the United States. Documents reviewed by…

Judge in Roger Stone trial slaps down motion to disqualify her

Roger Stone’s lawyers recently threw a Hail Mary, filing a motion to disqualify Judge Amy Berman Jackson, who presided over Stone’s trial for being a worthless ratfucker witness intimidation and lying to Congress. Well, the response to the motion is in, and it didn’t go Stone’s way: x BREAKING: Judge denies Roger Stone motion to disqualify her,…

Like a mustache cup, Bolton's story cannot stop his testimony in the Senate trial

Boom! Trump paying the price for his iniquity, malevolence, and base ineptitude. Congressional Democrats called for former national security adviser John Bolton to testify in President Trump’s impeachment trial following a new report that the president told Bolton last August he wanted to withhold military aid to Ukraine unless it aided investigations into the Bidens….

Breaking: McConnell Reveals Rules to Keep the Trial a Sham

McConnell lays out ground rules for Trump’s impeachment trial and compressed schedule to consider the charges In a four-page resolution, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said the opening arguments would begin at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, with each side given 24 hours to present their case over a two-day period. The Senate will vote…

Things the Media Has Missed About Upcoming Senate Trial of Trump.

I’m not a lawyer nor a constitutional scholar, but the Media has not being doing its job when it comes to covering the upcoming Senate trial of Trump.  I know.  “A real shocker there Merlin.  Have you thought about auditioning for the role of Captain Obvious?” Hear me out for a few minutes. First up,…

John Bolton says he's willing to testify in Senate impeachment trial

Straight from the horse’s mustache: During the present impeachment controversy, I have tried to meet my obligations both as a citizen and as former National Security Advisor. My colleague, Dr. Charles Kupperman, faced with a House committee subpoena on the one hand, and a Presidential directive not to testify on the other, sought final resolution…

Trump cannot assassinate his way into a trial dismissal

Trump was unhinged in his tweeting on 29 December, and was ready for something to divert public attention, as the Arms for Dirt evidence continued to close in him in spite of withholding documents and witnesses. Because it would be unpatriotic to ask for the documents during wartime(sic)…., but the 30 December call between Putin and…

a fair trial, if you can ensure it – “a republic, if you can keep it.”

For the habitual liar who whines weekly of the unfairness of the truth confronting his follies. fairness should be what Trump wants from his “rigged” Senate trial. Reading Lawrence Tribe’s tweet stream is now more fun, complete with references to Wittgenstein and Rawls, as well as Marbury v. Madison (1803). x This man is having a…