Appearing before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday morning, the attorney general offers a vigorous defense of his tenure.
A federal judge issued a temporary restraining order against an asinine Seattle law. Unfortunately, the legal theory underlying the order is weak.
‘Operation Legend,’ named after a four-year-old shot to death in his sleep, relies on longstanding cooperation between federal, state, and local authorities.
The case had been presented to Chief Justice John Roberts, who referred it to the full court.
The judge is no doubt disturbed by the commutation. Legally, she cannot do anything about it, but politically, she is not letting it go.
It is left to the higher courts, I suppose, to tease out what experiences we can expect to have after death.
There should be no question that capital punishment is constitutional. It is referred to repeatedly in the Constitution.
One-time defenders of unsavory Clinton and Obama pardons are outraged by the president’s commutation of his old associate’s 40-month sentence.