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Senator Richard Blumenthal has “joined forces with the Constitutional Accountability Center and became the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit filed against the President, last week, for violating the emoluments clause. Thirty other Senators and more than a hundred members of the House of Representatives, all Democrats, have joined as co-plaintiffs.”

Source: Perspectives: New Yorker — Behind the Democrats’ Emoluments Lawsuit Against Trump

 

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Obstruction of justice is an impeachable offense. It was at the heart of Richard Nixon’s impeachment. The parallel between Nixon and Trump is almost exact. There’s already more than enough evidence of probable cause to begin an impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump. (VIDEO)

Source: Perspectives: Robert Reich – The Case for Obstruction of Justice (VIDEO)

 

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With President Donald Trump in the White House and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions at the helm of the Justice Department, the exploitative bail industry is in a good position to profit even more off of Americans who can’t afford adequate legal representation. So the stories of the Justice Department and the bail industry’s exploitation are important and timely.

Source: Perspectives: Truthout — I Spent 14 Months in Jail Because I Couldn’t Pay My Way Out

 

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An essay by Shawn Carter, known as Jay Z, a lauded recording artist, philanthropist, and father with an important message.

Source: Perspectives: Time — For Father’s Day, I’m Taking On the Exploitative Bail Industry

 

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A particularly good article regarding the disregard for the First Amendment to our Constitution points out that under President Trump more and more states are making unconstitutional laws to criminalize dissent.

Source: Perspectives: Vox — Lawmakers across the US are finding ways to turn protesting into a crime

 

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On Friday “in Minneapolis, another police officer was found not guilty in the killing of another black man. Philando Castile’s girlfriend, with him at the time, said he had been shot as he reached for his identification. Defense lawyers said the police officer believed Castile was reaching for his gun.”

Source: Perspectives: NY Times — Grim Echoes for Families: An Officer Shoots and a Jury Acquits

 

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“A news report today sent Washington into another spasm when it appeared that ABC and other news outlets reported that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein confirmed that he might have to recuse himself from any further involvement in the Russian investigation.”

Source: Perspectives: The Hill — If Rod Rosenstein recuses himself, Robert Mueller may be next

 

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