Pulling Down the Curtain
February 24, 2017
There’s at least one federal law the FBI apparently is none too eager to abide by. The bureau announced recently that it’s closing down the email address it has provided for journalists and other citizens seeking records it is supposed to make available to the public under the federal Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
New Emails Document Pruitt's Alliance With Industries He Now Must Regulate
February 22, 2017
A trove of emails released on Tuesday reaffirms that the Trump administration has given responsibility for the federal government’s fight for clean air and water to what may be the country’s most robust critic of clean air and clean water laws.
Free Speech Is Taking a Beating in the Senate
February 8, 2017
Sen. Elizabeth Warren was kicked off the Senate floor after repeating statements that had been made there more than 30 years ago
Obscure but Important Legal Doctrine Could Figure in Gorsuch Confirmation
February 6, 2017
Legal arguments over who should resolve ambiguities in the law could be central to the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch
Trump Attacks Church-State Separation
February 2, 2017
President Trump is pledging to "totally destroy" a longstanding policy limiting political activity by members of the clergy.