U.S. judge blocks Trump rule on migrant child detention – Reuters

The judge disagreed. RELATED COVERAGE Legal setback for Trump administration plan to speed some deportations “This regulation is inconsistent with one of the primary goals of the Flores Agreement, which is to instate a general policy favoring release and expeditiously place minors ‘in the least restrictive setting appropriate to the minor’s age and special needs,’” … More U.S. judge blocks Trump rule on migrant child detention – Reuters

To Impeach a President: Applying the Authoritative Guide from Charles Black – Lawfare

As Black explains, when it comes to some of the nittier procedural details, the challenge lies in determining which parts of the impeachment and trial process should be treated like their criminal law analogues, and which parts need not be. He starts with some technical examples: What should be the burden of proof, and what … More To Impeach a President: Applying the Authoritative Guide from Charles Black – Lawfare

Article I, Section 3, Clause 6: Trial of Impeachment

The essential powers and procedures for Senate impeachment trials are set forth in this clause. The Framers vested the Senate with the “sole Power to try Impeachments” for several reasons. First, they believed Senators would be better educated, more virtuous, and more high-minded than Members of the House of Representatives and thus uniquely able to … More Article I, Section 3, Clause 6: Trial of Impeachment

What’s in a Weed Vape? Not Even Nobel-Winning Chemists Know – Bloomberg

The vaping health crisis sweeping the U.S. is highlighting how little scientists and health officials know about the marijuana being consumed on a daily basis by millions of Americans. “The crazy thing that’s totally frustrating is if one of our Nobel-winning chemists wanted to look at some of these counterfeit vaping products to try and … More What’s in a Weed Vape? Not Even Nobel-Winning Chemists Know – Bloomberg

The whistleblower complaint that “touched on such complicated and sensitive issues. I believe that this matter is unprecedented”

“In the course of my official duties, I have received information from multiple U.S. government officials that the President of the United States is using the power of his office to solicit interference from a foreign country in the 2020 U.S. election,” the complainant wrote. “This interference includes, among other things, pressuring a foreign country … More The whistleblower complaint that “touched on such complicated and sensitive issues. I believe that this matter is unprecedented”

Telephone Conversation with President Zelenskyy of Ukraine

•t:�;’HP) The· President: I would like you to do us a favor though because our country has been through a lot and Ukraine knows a lot about it. I would like you to find out what happened with this whole si�uation with Ukraine, they s_ay Crowdstrike… I guess you have one of your wealthy people… … More Telephone Conversation with President Zelenskyy of Ukraine

Whatcom County Jail violating ADA by refusing medication to people with opioid use disorder | ACLU of Washington

People addicted to prescription or illicit opiates have OUD, a chronic condition often accompanied by changes to brain chemistry.  It is a protected disability under the ADA.  By stabilizing physical and psychological cravings for opioids, MAT can help people manage their OUD and achieve better outcomes in recovery.  Many people with opioid use disorder need … More Whatcom County Jail violating ADA by refusing medication to people with opioid use disorder | ACLU of Washington

William Brewer III helped fuel a civil war inside the NRA – The Washington Post

William Brewer III had emerged as a top counselor to NRA chief executive Wayne LaPierre and a victor — for now, at least — in a civil war that he helped set in motion and that is ripping apart the powerful gun lobby. The ugly public fight has led to an exodus of high-level officials … More William Brewer III helped fuel a civil war inside the NRA – The Washington Post

Supreme Court: Trump’s fight over the “unitary executive” & the CFPB – Vox

Most likely, the Supreme Court will hold that the president may remove the CFPB director. In the short term, that could give a big boost to a future Democratic president — potentially allowing a President Warren to replace Trump’s CFPB director with her own on the first day of her presidency. But the Court could … More Supreme Court: Trump’s fight over the “unitary executive” & the CFPB – Vox