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CFPB Deputy Director Is Challenging the President’s Authority. Here’s Why Her Arguments Are Flawed.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has been a political hot potato since the day it was created as part of the legislative response to the… Read More

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Meet These 5 Stellar Conservatives Trump Just Added to His Supreme Court List

On Friday, President Donald Trump announced the addition of five individuals to his outstanding list of potential candidates for a future Supreme Court vacancy. As… Read More

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Criminal Justice Reform Is Alive and Well in Congress

In response to a rumor that he had passed away during a trip overseas, Samuel Clemens (better known as Mark Twain) responded, “The reports of… Read More

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Why Trump Was Right to Reverse Obama’s Policy on Military Gear for Police

Speaking to a supportive crowd at the national convention of the Fraternal Order of Police, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that President Donald Trump would… Read More

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As Justice Department Ramps Up Fight Against Violent and Drug Crime, Property Owners Put at Risk

This week, the Department of Justice unveiled a new directive ramping up federal civil forfeiture. The new policy restarts so-called “adoptive” forfeitures as part of… Read More

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Some States Have No Interest in Fighting Voter Fraud

It was a simple request—hardly one to stir up controversy. Kris Kobach, Kansas secretary of state and vice chair of the Presidential Advisory Commission on… Read More

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The Supreme Court Will Review Trump’s Revised Travel Ban. Why That’s Good News for the President.

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear the government’s appeal of the so-called travel ban shortly after it reconvenes on Oct. 2. The… Read More

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This Well-Intentioned Bill Could Turn Local Accidents Into Federal Crimes

Senators on Capitol Hill recently introduced the Back the Blue Act of 2017 with the laudable objective of supporting public safety officers. While that intention… Read More

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Here’s a Smart, Modest Increase in Second Chances for Deserving Ex-Offenders

A simple adjustment in federal law would provide much greater opportunities for young individuals who made some bad life choices but atoned to reintegrate into… Read More

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How Jeff Sessions Is Getting Tough on Drug Crime

Being a drug dealer in the United States just got more risky. Last Friday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memorandum directing all federal prosecutors… Read More

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