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KURT SCHLICHTER: Never Trumpers’ Whining About Principles Was Just An Act. Related: Evan McMull…

KURT SCHLICHTER: Never Trumpers’ Whining About Principles Was Just An Act. Related: Evan McMullin stiffs staffers, creditors while pursuing cable gig and facing FEC violations. Read more detail on Recent Law Professor posts –

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Corruption Trial of Governor Cuomo’s Former Aide Tests New Definition of “Official Act”

The trial of a former aide to New York governor Andrew Cuomo is the first in a series of high-profile cases that will apply the Supreme Court’s clarified definition of an “official act,” which is a critical element of public … Continue reading

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Russia Investigation: Did Campaign Members Promise an “Official Act” under Federal Anti-Corruption Statutes?

The special counsel’s investigation into Russia’s alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential election has already brought significant national attention to the Foreign Agents Registration Act and the crime of making false statements to Congress.  Currently, debate is underway about whether … Continue reading

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North Korea calls U.N. Sanctions an “Act of War” and Threatens Retaliation

On December 22, the U.N. Security Council voted unanimously to tighten economic sanctions on North Korea in response to its sixth nuclear test on November 29, which involved the launching of a missile that the regime warns could reach the … Continue reading

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Congress Votes on Tax Bill: What the ‘Tax Cuts and Jobs Act’ Means for You

President Trump signed tax reform legislation into law on Friday, which marked his first major legislative victory since taking office. The bill passed through the Senate with a narrow 51 to 48 vote. The bill reduces the corporate tax rate… … Continue reading

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