The second impeachment of former President Trump, in connection with the January 6th Capitol riot, has illuminated a constitutional issue that lawmakers of the past have already debated: does Congress have the jurisdiction to involve a former public official, now a private citizen, in an impeachment proceeding?
The more we do online, the more visible our habits and personal information become. This presents an opportunity for digital identity theft, a crime likely to be increasingly common in the years ahead. What should you do about it? Pretend it's not real? Human sacrifice to the gods of Google? Other?
SB 19-166 is a bill passed last spring in Colorado; it requires the POST board, a police oversight body, to strip officers of certification when they lie in specific contexts. What are the origins of this bill? And what does it aim to accomplish?
A new memo written by Attorney General William Barr sets the stage for investigations by the Department of Justice into voter fraud in the 2020 U.S. election, investigations more extensive than those the DOJ would conduct normally. Or maybe not. Is this memo a sign of coming upheaval, or just hollow theatrics?
Colorado Governor Jared Polis has pardoned thousands of people convicted in petty marijuana possession cases from before the substance was legalized across the state. Here are the details of the governor's order and what it means for those affected.
The upheaval caused by the novel coronavirus has reached the courts. Postponements in cases everywhere will bring into prominence a legal issue that is part of the Sixth Amendment: a defendant's right to a speedy trial.
The Department of Justice has asked lawmakers for emergency powers that some say will weaken our constitutional rights. Should you be worried?
Donald Trump is under investigation in a number of jurisdictions for a number of reasons. That he is also the sitting president creates a situation the criminal justice system may not have provided for. What does history say about this? Is President Trump exposed to criminal liability while he's still in office?