Category: Challenging Corruption

FSFP’s Motion To File An Amicus Brief Challenging Trump’s Pardon Of Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn As Corrupt and Unconstitutional Is Featured On Justice Matters.

Free Speech For People’s motion to file an amicus brief outlining Trump’s unconstitutional pardon of Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn was recently featured on Justice Matters with host Glenn Kirschner. “Another organization has filed a motion with Judge Sullivan in Mike Flynn’s case seeking permission to provide an amicus brief. An amicus brief is
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Amicus Brief in US v. Flynn Challenges Trump’s Pardon of Flynn as Corrupt and Unconstitutional

Free Speech For People Requests Permission to File an Amicus Brief Outlining the Constitutional Violations of Trump’s Presidential Pardon of Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 2, 2020) – Free Speech For People, a national nonpartisan organization, is challenging President Trump’s pardon of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn as “self-dealing” and
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FSFP President John Bonifaz Discusses President Trump’s Attempts To Overturn The 2020 Election Results On The Bradcast.

FSFP President John Bonifaz recently appeared on The Bradcast to discuss President Trump’s attempts to overturn the 2020 election results and the importance of a new administration holding him accountable once he’s out of office. “His effort to subvert the Constitution, to disenfranchise millions of voters based on this falsehood that mail-in voting has been
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Progressive Organizations Launch Emergency Coalition to Block Trump’s Supreme Court Nomination

Following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Be A Hero Fund, Demand Progress, Equal Justice Society, Free Speech For People, and Women’s March have formed a coalition to block action on Trump’s nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 5, 2020) – A group of progressive organizations has announced
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A Statement on Trump’s Illegitimate Supreme Court Nomination from FSFP Board Chair Ben Clements.

On Friday, with the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, we lost an American hero, one who overcame deeply entrenched gender discrimination in our society and our legal system to become one of the most important and influential civil rights lawyers, judges, and Supreme Court justices in our nation’s history.  Her life’s work
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Coalition Of National Organizations Declares Any Trump Nomination To Supreme Court Illegitimate Following Death Of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

September 18, 2020 — Following the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Free Speech For People and a coalition of national organizations released tonight this joint statement: “Any Trump nomination to the Supreme Court this year would be illegitimate and must be rejected.” See the list of all signatories to this statement here.
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New report: President Trump’s Commutation of Roger Stone’s Criminal Sentence Violated the Faithful Execution Clauses of the U.S. Constitution

The President’s constitutional power to pardon (or to commute) is broad, but it is not absolute. Rather, it is limited by the text of the Constitution, including, for example, the Equal Protection Clause and the First Amendment, and, most relevant here, Article II’s Faithful Execution Clauses, which established legal constraints on the Executive similar to
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New Revelations from Manhattan DA Show Why New York Attorney General Should Revoke Trump Organization’s Corporate Charter

New revelations from Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance demonstrate why it is more important than ever for New York State Attorney General Letitia James to begin proceedings to dissolve the Trump Organization. Background In 2019, the New York County District Attorney’s Office—acting on behalf of a grand jury—served a subpoena duces tecum on Mazars USA,
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FSFP Board Chair Ben Clements Authors New Oped on How the House Could Stop Trump’s Unconstitutional Use of Federal Paramilitary Officials In U.S Cities.

FSFP Board Chair Ben Clements recently authored an Oped about how The House of Representatives could stop Trump’s unconstitutional use of federal paramilitary officials in U.S cities. “Trump’s use of these federal agencies to turn our country into a police state is not only unconstitutional. It is straight out of the playbook of the fascist
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