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The Lawyer Implicated In The Clinton File Scandal Is Again In The Information – Thelegaltorts

Democratic Leaders Suggest A Dim Future For Biden-Related Investigations – JONATHAN TURLEY

It seems that Marc E. Elias is back. The Perkins Coie attorney was at the center of the stories related to the Steele dossier and the longstanding opposition to the Clinton campaign that actually funded the investigation. Despite these false statements from the pre-election campaign, it was found that the money was paid as legal … Read more

How The Trump Trial Is Designed To Enrage However Not Convict – Thelegaltorts

How The Trump Trial Is Designed To Enrage But Not Convict – JONATHAN TURLEY

Below is my column in Hill on the trial reports the House and Trump team filed for the second Trump impeachment trial. The house’s letter promises an emotionally charged but legally inadequate case for conviction. Indeed, there is no evidence that “law enforcement” is supposed to win the case as the House offers little on … Read more

Trump’s Choice Not To Testify Might Be Cited As Proof Of His Guilt – Thelegaltorts

Trump’s Decision Not To Testify May Be Cited As Evidence Of His Guilt – JONATHAN TURLEY

Presidents have not testified in impeachment proceedings in the past. One reason for this is that so far only seated presidents have been charged and the presidents have opposed the prospect of being examined by the legislature as head of the executive branch. Furthermore, it was likely viewed as unworthy and frankly too risky. In … Read more

YouTube Censors Senate Testimony From Physician On Potential Covid Drug – Thelegaltorts

Democratic Leaders Suggest A Dim Future For Biden-Related Investigations – JONATHAN TURLEY

We discussed how writers, editors, commentators, and scholars have responded to increasing calls for censorship and language control, including President-elect Joe Biden and his key advisors. The erosion of free speech has been radically accelerated by the big tech and social media companies, including YouTube. Now YouTube has the actual testimony of the U.S. Senate … Read more

Trump Wants To Be Charged With Premeditated Homicide – Thelegaltorts

Trump Needs To Be Charged With Premeditated Murder – JONATHAN TURLEY

For the past four years there has been a kind of race of politicians and experts trying to outdo each other on the most sensational allegations of how Donald Trump could be prosecuted or charged on an ever-growing list of criminal offenses. Every claim is given with absolute certainty, despite long-standing questions or constitutional obstacles. … Read more

Host Leaves Set As “My Pillow” CEO Lindell Continues To Argue Election Fraud – Thelegaltorts

Host Leaves Set As “My Pillow” CEO Lindell Continues To Argue Election Fraud – JONATHAN TURLEY

We previously discussed the unsubstantiated and unsupported claims made by Mike Lindell, CEO of My Pillow. However, an interview on Newsmax reveals how out of control this debate got when a host tried to stop Lindell from making unsupported claims. Eventually Anchor Bob Sellers walked off the set in a live breakdown on national television. … Read more

Professor Calls For The Demise of Trump Supporters – Thelegaltorts

Democratic Leaders Suggest A Dim Future For Biden-Related Investigations – JONATHAN TURLEY

An Australian professor of “moral psychology” called for the death of Trump supporters on Twitter. Neither Twitter nor his colleagues objected to Mark Alfano, an associate professor at Macquarie University, demanding “more of this please” after reading that a Trump supporter had died in the recent riots on Capitol Hill. He also called such deaths … Read more

CNN’s Brian Stelter Affords A Completely Orwellian Assault On Free Speech And Freedom Of The Press – Thelegaltorts

Democratic Leaders Suggest A Dim Future For Biden-Related Investigations – JONATHAN TURLEY

  Stelter is just trying to “make Fox better”. . . and more like CNN. In reality there is an attempt to pressurize Cable Trays to drop Fox. This includes New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof, who insisted that “cable providers should be asked why they have channels that tell lies”. Washington Post columnist and … Read more

The Lincoln Undertaking Assaults Co-Founder in Newest Defamation Controversy – Thelegaltorts

The Lincoln Project Attacks Co-Founder in Latest Defamation Controversy – JONATHAN TURLEY

This weekend we discussed the Lincoln Project’s public threats to defamation against Rudy Giuliani. The project itself had to contend with issues of defamation against members of the Trump family. The project was accused of doxxing and trolling Republicans and waging a harassment campaign against election lawyers after Biden was declared the 2020 election winner. … Read more

Senate Is Enjoying A Harmful Recreation With The 14th Modification – Thelegaltorts

Democratic Leaders Suggest A Dim Future For Biden-Related Investigations – JONATHAN TURLEY

Below is my column in Hill on the recent push to ban former President Donald Trump under the 14th Amendment in a no-confidence resolution. Various commentators and groups have called for dozens of Republican politicians to be expelled from office in the same way, including guidance on “disqualifying insurgents and rebels” under the 14th Amendment. … Read more