DC DISPATCH-On Saturday, January 18, 2020, the seven Democratic House members selected by Speaker Pelosi to argue the Democratic case for impeachment made history by submitting their 111-page legal brief to the Senate.
DC DISPATCH w/ Sara Corcoran
Michael Bloomberg: An Option That is in the Money
DC DISPATCH-Michael Bloomberg, the former Mayor of NYC, has officially expressed interest in earning the Democratic nomination for 2020.
Asbestos-Style Lawsuits Growing, Could California Hog Farms Be Next?
DC DISPATCH-Recently, North Carolina has been making national headlines for its tawdry and tainted congressional election, but for some observers, an equally interesting civil courts drama is playing out in the Tar Heel state: Iconic big-money asbestos lawyers are now driving hog farm lawsuits. Word is, California is on their lawsuit radar.
Hunter Biden, A Liability on the Precipice
DC DISPATCH-Amidst Trump campaign slogans calling for Hunter Biden’s location, one thing is clear. . .we all know where Hunter is -- Los Angeles -- and hope he is enjoying his new life in Citywatch’s backyard.
How Private Should the US Presidents Phone Calls Be?
DC DISPATCH--It used to be standard practice to record conversations between our President and foreign leaders.
Testing the 1st Amendment: Journalism Becomes a Proving Ground for Anti-SLAPP Laws
DC DISPATCH-On February 11, L. Lin Wood, an Atlanta based lawyer, filed a complaint in conjunction with Kentucky based lawyer, Todd McMurtry, in the Eastern District of Kentucky against the Washington Post (Wapo).
Dr. Dre, USC Among Those Disrupting Online Education
DC DISPATCH--(First in a Series on Higher Education) Some Sunday mornings, it seems like The New York Times has a window into my daily thoughts.
Signals Sent and Lost: Trump Can’t Hear the Whistle Blowing
D.C. DISPATCH-Trump has poorly miscalculated the impeachment threat and needs to reassess his signals. There’s an analogy from the world of signals intelligence -- the gathering of intelligence by interception of signals both electronic and telephonic.
Farmers Breathe Easier After N.C. Trial. More Battles on the Horizon
DC DISPATCH-Nationwide, including California, agricultural interests are likely breathing a collective sigh of relief after a North Carolina jury awarded a relatively low judgement to 10 plaintiffs in that state’s latest round of “nuisance” hog farm lawsuits.
I Beg Your Pardon, Mr. Christopher Steele
DC DISPATCH- Dear Mr. Christopher Steele. . .Please forgive us for being boorish, ungrateful Americans.
DC DISPATCH--Every 3rd week in January, the “.02%” take over Washington DC to host their annual dinner at the Capital Hilton. Established in 1913, the Alfalfa Club cultivates its membership of elite powerbrokers from all over the United States.
Now That He’s Found His ‘Roy Cohn’, Trumps Plan to Stall His Way Through the 2020 Elections Seems to be Working
DC DISPATCH-Attorney General Barr took center stage in D.C. last week when he testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the Mueller Report.
Trump Games the Legal System but Will It Last?
DC DISPATCH-In a normal judicial proceeding, when the Court speaks, it does so through orders. A court order is a command issued by a judge. If a judge orders you to appear for your speeding ticket hearing, failure to do so can result in a bench warrant or a default judgment. Penalties can also include jail time and fines.
Eyewitness Account: How Dems Out-Maneuver GOP at Cohen Hearings
DC DISPATCH-On Wednesday, February 27, I left my house at 630 a.m. and headed over to the Rayburn House Office Building to be an eyewitness to history.
‘Parmandering’ - SCOTUS Needs to Free Redistricting from Partisanship!
DC DISPATCH-Being apolitical is a designation few in Washington D.C. would agree to or identify with.