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Democrats Call For Attorney General Sessions To Resign

March 2, 2017


March 2, 20175:08 AM ET Heard on Morning Edition Democratic leaders want Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign after news reports that he met with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. twice last year. STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: Attorney General Jeff Sessions is defending his meetings with a Russian diplomat The Washington Post reports Sessions met twice […]

…47 persons have been put to death in Florida under an unconstitutional process

November 22, 2016


  HHarry Lee Anstead, My View 2:46 p.m. EST November 22, 2016 In January 2016, in a case called Hurst v. Florida, the United States Supreme Court held that Florida’s death penalty scheme was unconstitutional and violated the Sixth Amendment, pursuant to its decision in Ring v. Arizona. The Court held that Florida’s statutory scheme […]

D.C. Circuit Questions Secrecy of DOJ Prosecution Manual

January 19, 2016


By Michael A. Scarcella Published: Jan 15, 2016 Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/NLJ Senator Ted Stevens (R-AK) leaves the E. Barrett Prettyman Federal Courthouse following deliberations in his corruption trial. October 27, 2008. An ethics manual prepared by the U.S. Justice Department for prosecutors in the aftermath of the botched case against Sen. Ted Stevens should […]