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Michael Avenatti Gets Two Conspiracy Charges Dropped, Feds Add Fraud Charge

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 1:00pm 11/14/2019 at 1:00pm
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In March, the Southern District of New York (SDNY) charged lawyer Michael Avenatti with trying to extort over $20 million from Nike.

The feds changed the indictment by dropping two conspiracy charges but added a wire fraud charge.

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DOJ reportedly opens criminal inquiry into DOJ Russia-collusion investigation of Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 9:03pm 10/24/2019 at 9:03pm
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The New York Times reports that the administrative review of the Department of Justice investigation of the Trump campaign has shifted from an administrative review to a criminal investigation.

The Times makes sure, in the sub-headline. to try to taint the criminal investigation as leaving Attorney General William Barr “open … to...

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DOJ Inspector General Gives AG Barr Draft on Alleged FISA Abuses

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 13, 2019 at 9:00pm 9/13/2019 at 9:00pm
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The Department of Justice Inspector General (IG) Michael Horowitz presented a draft of alleged FISA abuses during the Russia investigation to Attorney General William Barr.

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Prosecutors Recommend McCabe Face Criminal Charges Over Leaking Details to Media, Lying to Federal Agents

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 5:00pm 9/12/2019 at 5:00pm
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Federal prosecutors shot down an appeal from former FBI Deputy Director and current CNN contributor Andrew McCabe, who asked them to not recommend he face criminal charges. From The New York Times:

Lawyers for Mr. McCabe, who is being investigated over whether he lied to internal investigators about dealings with the news...

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James Comey “was shown to be a scoundrel, a liar, a leaker, all of these things”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 9:30pm 8/31/2019 at 9:30pm
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In the aftermath of the Department of Justice Investigator General Report on James Comey, I commented that James Comey was the Bad Guy in the ‘Russia Collusion’ story

I had a chance to expand on that concept during a radio interview with Jack Riccardi on KTSA, San Antonio:

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James Comey was the Bad Guy in the ‘Russia Collusion’ story

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 9:00pm 8/29/2019 at 9:00pm

The Department of Justice Inspector General Report revealed what many of us suspected all along: James Comey was the Bad Guy in the ‘Russia Collusion’ story.

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DOJ IG: ‘Comey’s Retention, Handling, and Dissemination of Certain Memos Violated’ DOJ, FBI Policies

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 29, 2019 at 10:22am 8/29/2019 at 10:22am
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The Department of Justice Inspector General released his long-awaited report into former FBI director James Comey’s handling of sensitive investigative information and the way he handled certain memos.

The IG found “no evidence” that Comey or his lawyers provided the media with classified information.

However, the IG “concluded that Comey’s retention, handling, and...

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Peter Strzok Sues DOJ for Violating His First Amendment Rights

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 11:00am 8/7/2019 at 11:00am
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Former FBI agent Peter Strzok, who lost his job after the discovery of his anti-President Donald Trump texts, filed a lawsuit against the Department of Justice and FBI for wrongful termination and violating his First Amendment rights.

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DOJ Will Resume Federal Executions After 16-Year Hiatus

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 5:00pm 7/25/2019 at 5:00pm
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Attorney General William Barr announced on Thursday that the federal government will resume capital punishment. Officials have already scheduled the executions of five death-row inmates.

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“Intersectionality” has become “a toxic mixture of racial and identity politics where anti-Zionism is the unifying feature”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 8:35pm 7/16/2019 at 8:35pm
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On July 15, 2019, I spoke at the Department of Justice Summit on Combatting Anti-Semitism, on a panel regarding Anti-Semitism on Campus. My presentation was on “Intersectionality.”

Attorney General William Barr, in his opening statement to the Summit, specifically noted the importance of intersectional anti-Semitism:

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Professor Jacobson Joined a Panel Discussion at the DOJ Summit on Combatting Anti-Semitism

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 15, 2019 at 9:00am 7/15/2019 at 9:00am

The Department of Justice held a Summit on Combatting Anti-Semitism today.

Our very own Professor Jacobson will spoke about anti-Semitism that has plagued America’s college campuses, in particular, the issue of intersectionality.
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I’ll be speaking at the Department of Justice Summit on Combatting Anti-Semitism on July 15

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 7:30pm 7/11/2019 at 7:30pm
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The U.S. Department of Justice is holding a Summit on Combatting Anti-Semitism on July 15 in D.C.

I was asked to speak at the event. The full Agenda and speaker list is at the bottom of this post.

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FBI Uses Puppies to Justify Civil Asset Forfeiture

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 3:00pm 6/26/2019 at 3:00pm
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The one area everyone on the political spectrum agrees on? Civil asset forfeiture sucks.

On Tuesday, the FBI tweeted out a video of adorable puppies, but it used those puppies to justify civil asset forfeiture laws.

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Trump Invokes Executive Privilege Over Census Documents Sought by Oversight Committee

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 3:00pm 6/12/2019 at 3:00pm

President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege over 2020 census documents sought by the House Oversight Committee for its investigation into an added citizenship question.

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Congress, DOJ Launch Antitrust Investigation Into Big Tech Monopolies, Business Practices

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 11:00am 6/4/2019 at 11:00am
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The House Judiciary Committee announced on Monday that it would launch an antitrust investigation into big technology like Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple.

The Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) also announced their own investigation into these companies.

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William Barr: Mueller “Could’ve Reached a Decision” on Obstruction If He Wanted To

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 31, 2019 at 7:00am 5/31/2019 at 7:00am
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Attorney General William Barr sat for in interview on CBS This Morning to be aired in full on Friday and was asked about Mueller’s recent statement to the press.

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Mueller Statement: I’m Resigning, Don’t Intend to Testify in Congress

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 10:45am 5/29/2019 at 10:45am
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Special Counsel Robert Mueller made a public statement about his Russian probe. His last public statement came out in March 2017 when then-Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed him to lead the Russian investigation.

He released his report on April 18. It showed that Russia tried to interfere with our 2016 election,...

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