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  • Kamala Harris
    Kamala Harris

    Okay, I know I said I would just write about the elections that impacted criminal justice, but the Presidential, and more specifically, the Vice Presidential election really do fall into that category ...

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  • Criminal Justice Election Recap
    Criminal Justice Election Recap

    Election day 2020 was a mixed bag, but obviously the biggest prize was won. We will finally be rid of this national shame in the White House. As usual, you can find lots written about the Presidential ...

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  • COVID and the Courts
    COVID and the Courts

    The COVID-19 pandemic is creating an absolutely unprecedented crisis in the criminal justice system. Across California, courts have largely responded by limiting access to the courts, delaying trials ...

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  • The Underdiscussed Power of The Chief Justice in an Impeachment Trial
    The Underdiscussed Power of The Chief Justice in an Impeachment Trial

    I have not written here about politics in a while. And I am not really doing so now. Instead, I’m writing about procedure, which just so happens to be the procedure of an impeachment trial in the ...

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  • The Documentary,
    The Documentary, "Knock Down the House"

    I watched an amazing documentary on Netflix yesterday, “ Knock down the House .” The movie follows four candidates, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Cori Bush, and Paula Jean Swearingen, during the 2018 ...

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  • Thoughts on Robert Mueller's Investigation
    Thoughts on Robert Mueller's Investigation

    After almost two years of waiting, Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation is finally over and his 400 page report has been submitted to the Department of Justice. Predictably, it has not done ...

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