Are Executive Orders Legal? Constitutional? Criminal?

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Every President issues executive orders and with each there are those who decry the use as criminal, illegal. Keeping to his campaign promises, President Donald J. Trump has been firing off executive orders like a 30s gangster with a Tommy Read More …

True Criminal Justice Reform Starts with Accountability

Op-Ed by C J Oakes The United States is being swept up in a plethora of criminal justice reform bills. From Alaska to Wyoming, 46 states have some form of criminal justice reform bill pending or passed. Some seek to Read More …

Hillary v FBI Highlights Key Issue in Justice Today

The situation regarding Hillary Clinton's private/public emails and the pass she is given by the FBI highlight the double-standard in place in America. The powerful get a pass when they do not intend to commit a crime while the common folk do not. Mens Rea matters only for the rich.

By C J OAKES, July 6, 2016. I hate politics. I hate Presidential Election years. And I hate that American Justice is failing because too many Prosecutors ignore a basic principle of justice: Intent. In an article for the National Review, FBI Read More …