AS GOVERNORS EMPLOY THEIR AUTHORITY TO MEET COVID-19 CHALLENGES, GREG ABBOTT STANDS OUT FOR HIS POLITICAL OPPORTUNISM

AS GOVERNORS EMPLOY THEIR AUTHORITY TO MEET COVID-19 CHALLENGES, GREG ABBOTT STANDS OUT FOR HIS POLITICAL OPPORTUNISM

Photo credit: Eddie Gaspar/The Texas Tribune The spread of coronavirus and the COVID-19 pandemic that came with it has raised countless problems in the areas of education, public health, economic policy, elections, and more. An additional issue overlaying all of these...
What Can Jonathan Turley’s Gross Misfire Teach Us About the Trump Administration?

What Can Jonathan Turley’s Gross Misfire Teach Us About the Trump Administration?

Photo Credit: Nick Youngson – Alpha Stock Images Two days ago – in the midst of a global pandemic – George Washington University Law Professor Jonathan Turley, claiming that federal authority in disasters is newer and weaker than many believe, criticized some state...
What Matter of Soram Got Wrong: “Child Abuse” Crimes that May Trigger Deportation Are Constantly Evolving and Even Target Good Parents

What Matter of Soram Got Wrong: “Child Abuse” Crimes that May Trigger Deportation Are Constantly Evolving and Even Target Good Parents

This is a guest post by Kari Hong* and Philip L. Torrey.** Many are surprised to learn that crime-based deportations[1] do not necessarily make intuitive sense. Under the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 (IIRIRA)[2], a misdemeanor...