Tag: Department of Justice

FSFP Chairman and Senior Legal Advisor Ben Clements Authors New Oped on Why The DOJ Must Reject Calls For Recently-Confirmed Antitrust Official to Recuse Himself from The Department’s Case Against Google.

Jurist recently published a new oped by FSFP Chairman and Senior Legal Adviser Ben Clements on why the Department Of Justice must reject calls for the recently-confirmed Associate Attorney General for Antitrust, Jonathan Kanter, to recuse himself from the Department’s case against Google. The following is an excerpt from the new piece: By arguing that
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FSFP President John Bonifaz Discusses Our Call For Attorney General Merrick Garland To Resign On The BradCast.

FSFP President John Bonifaz recently appeared on The BradCast to discuss our call on Attorney General Merrick Garland to resign from his post for failing to hold former president Trump and his associates accountable for the January 6th insurrection and for all other potential federal crimes they may have committed. “We are of the view
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FSFP Chairman and Senior Legal Advisor Ben Clements Authors New Oped on Why The DOJ Must Reject Calls For President Biden’s Antitrust Nominee to Recuse Himself from The Department’s Case Against Tech Titans.

CommonDreams recently published a new oped by FSFP Chairman and Senior Legal Advisor Ben Clements on why the Department Of Justice must reject calls for President Biden’s nominee for Associate Attorney General for Antitrust, Jonathan Kanter, to recuse himself from the Department’s case against Google and other tech titans. In the new piece, Clements notes
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VIDEO: Free Speech For People Calls on AG Garland To Create An Independent DOJ Task ForceTo Investigate Trump For Potential Federal Crimes.

For at least the past five years, Donald Trump, and his aides and associates, have engaged in a flurry of unethical, unconstitutional, and often criminal activity, culminating on January 6, 2021 with the seditious insurrection on the United States Capitol incited and encouraged by former President Trump and his allies. If we are to begin
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FSFP Petition Urging Attorney General Garland to Investigate Trump and Associates Featured On Justice Matters with Glenn Kirschner.

Glenn Kirschner, host of Justice Matters, recently produced a video where he discusses Free Speech For People’s petition for Attorney General Garland to create an independent task force within the Department of Justice to investigate Trump and his associates for potential federal crimes. “There is a petition that caught my attention and it’s posted online
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FSFP Board Member and Professor Jennifer Taub Addresses Attorney General Garland’s Defense of Trump Justice Department Actions in New Op-ed.

The Washington Monthly recently published a new op-ed by Free Speech For People Board Member and Professor Jennifer Taub on Attorney General Garland’s defense of the Trump administration’s Justice Department actions. “In late May, Attorney General Garland chose to back several of Bill Barr’s bad faith legal moves. When publicly confronted at a Congressional hearing
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“The Case For Prosecuting Donald Trump”: Boston Globe Editorial Board Publishes New Editorial on Holding Trump Accountable.

The Boston Globe Editorial Board recently published a new editorial, as part of a series, on the importance of holding former President Trump accountable for federal crimes he has committed. The following are some excerpts from the new editorial. Norms in a democracy are only as good as our willingness to enforce them. After the
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Congress Must Investigate Justice Kavanaugh

“Politically-constrained and probably fake.” These are the words Senator Sheldon Whitehouse used to describe the FBI’s 2018 investigation of sexual assault allegations against then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. In a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland last month, Senator Whitehouse argues that the FBI failed to conduct a thorough review of the evidence against Kavanaugh,
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Coalition Urges Biden’s Attorney General-Designate To Establish Justice Department Task Force To Investigate Trump And Associates’ Crimes.

In a letter addressed to the AG-designate Merrick Garland, the coalition asks for a DOJ task force to investigate “any potential federal criminal or civil violations” committed by the president, members of his administration, his campaign, business, or others. WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 18, 2021) – A coalition of public interest organizations released a letter today
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