On this Thanksgiving Day, one of my thanks goes to the Lexington Herald-Leader and it’s most helpful editors. Sadly, the topic, private, for-profit prisons, is not so light: “Without this access, we had to wait for an Inspector General’s report documenting dangerous patterns in the private-prison industry. The Justice Department’s top internal investigator found that.
Elected judges are bad for the republic and the law “Sound jurisprudence simply cannot fit onto bumper stickers, or into 30-second ad buys. . . . Our independent judiciary cannot protect due process and the rule of law if it requires paid politicians to beg campaign donors amid electoral hysteria. “
The first community column for the Lexington Herald-Leader: http://www.kentucky.com/opinion/op-ed/article161733393.html
I’m pleased to announce a new place to read my rants, in the Lexington Herald-Leader’s op-ed pages. For clarity, my practice still runs out of Durham, North Carolina. I live in Lexington with my family, but I am not (yet) admitted in Kentucky. My practice remains all things federal, but especially in criminal and appellate.
http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/the-administration/340950-why-trump-voter-fraud-commission-should-go-through So let’s kill two proverbial birds with one stone. Let this commission seek those “public” records under each State’s public records laws, and experience what you and I do when we ask for “publicly-available” government records. * * * You may have a right to the information, but relatively few have the expertise and.