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Implications of Judge Kavanaugh’s Nomination for Criminal Sentencing

Imagine an individual who is convicted of fraudulently obtaining $5,000 but simultaneously acquitted by a jury of conspiring to fraudulently obtain $1 million. Yet at sentencing, the court bases its sentence of the defendant not on the $5,000 fraud of … Continue reading

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Reactions to the Kavanaugh nomination

In reaction to President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, politicians and interest groups are releasing statements. SCOTUS Watch is tracking “the public statements made by United States senators about how they plan to vote.” … Continue reading

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SCOTUSBlog – Live blog of nomination with First Mondays (Update: Completed)

Andrew Hamm on Jul 9, 2018 at 7:45 pm – “We live-blogged with First Mondays as President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court. The transcript is available below and at this link.” … Continue reading

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Is Kraninger’s Nomination to Head Bureau a Tactical Choice to Continue Mulvaney’s Policy Trajectory?

President Trump formally nominated Kathy Kraninger to become the new head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the “Bureau”) on June 18, 2018. While this nomination was a surprise to many due to Kraninger’s apparent lack of financial or consumer … Continue reading

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The CIA Black Sites Program and the Gina Haspel Nomination

The National Security Archive – GW University: “The [May 9, 2018] nomination hearing for Gina Haspel to be CIA director provides an opportunity for the agency and Haspel to fill in the blanks on the CIA “black sites” and interrogation … Continue reading

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