June 16

I’m pleased to report that the updated CV (http://jayhurst.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/EJ_Hurst_II_CV_17-0611.pdf) includes full admissions in more federal courts, a sampling of my publications, and a mailing address more accessible to my Lexington residence: 1890 Star Shoot Parkway Suite 170, PMB 371 Lexington, Kentucky 40509 With the twin toddlers finally comfortable around extended family, I will seek Kentucky.

June 7

An op-ed in the Washington Post today ( 6-7-2017, https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2017/06/07/president-trump-is-violating-my-constitutional-rights-by-blocking-me-on-twitter/ ) came from a person blocked from the President’s twitter account. Because the President concedes that his (now government) Twitter account is his preferred method of communication with his constituents, this op-ed raises an intriguing set of constitutional questions: (1) does blocking those constituents from.

September 8

Yesterday through tomorrow, the Washington Post is publishing an investigative series about a multi-billion dollar law enforcement industry, property forfeiture.  Part One is available here, and Part Two is available here. While taking criminally-derived property from convicted felons might make sense, property forfeiture does not always require proof of criminal activity.  In fact, once police.

August 13

I’m pleased to present my first piece as Contributor to “The Hill,” an online source for political news of all kinds. Do check back with The Hill from time to time, to see what’s new. Naturally, I’ll keep you posted here about my new publications.

August 11

We were pleased last month to consent to a Government motion in United States v. Burney, App. No. 13-4925, confessing a trial error to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. The Fourth Circuit has now agreed, and vacated our client’s conspiracy conviction for insufficient evidence. We are pleased that the Government recognized.