Prosecutions of police officers are notoriously difficult to win. The accused officers' likely defense strategies are beginning to come into focus. "Cause of death" will be one important issue. A likely focus for the two most junior officers will be "chain of command."
The killers of Georgia jogger Ahmaud Arbery may claim self-defense. An earlier case-—and a local prosecutor's memo—may provide defense fodder.
Civil rights activists see danger in the choices being made between safety and liberty.
Barr's intervention in Roger Stone's case, says Jed Shugerman, was "yet another breach of norms in a pattern with Trump and Barr."
Here's are the key questions—and experts' best guess at the answers. The short answer is: it's complicated.
Former solicitor general under Reagan and Harvard Law Professor Charles Fried blasts President Trump and William Barr, saying of Barr, "You lie down with dogs, you get up with fleas. His reputation is gone."
Eventually, perhaps, but not by Nov. 3, 2020.
Now that the snowballing evidence of quid pro quo has become so rock solid that even Trump's most die-hard stalwarts feel political pressure to concede it, a question begs to be answered: Why hasn't the Department of Justice opened a formal criminal inquiry into Trump's conduct?
Whitehouse describes Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as a "wily cat" and opines that there might already be "enough horror and resentment" in the Senate to convict Trump on impeachment articles.
Three explosive cases are about to test whether conservative Supreme Court justices are seen to rule according to their professed legal principles—or their politics.
Ron Sullivan talked to Newsweek about defending Harvey Weinstein and how "the loudest voices in the room" intimidated Harvard leaders and cost him his job.
The 'copyright case of the decade' is a $9 billion copyright infringement suit Oracle filed against the search giant, Google, nearly 10 years ago. Google is asking for the Supreme Court to hear the case. Will it happen?