Proving Trump’s criminal liability might turn on whether the former president actually knew that his claims of widespread fraud were false or believed there to be a “high probability” they were false.
Recent developments allowing federal criminal enforcers access to foreign evidence without gatekeeping by foreign states will, if not attended to, increase the likelihood of friction when U.S. prosecutions intrude on foreign sovereign interests or sensibilities.
The George Floyd Justice in Policing Act will use federal grants to regulate police departments. Will this be enough to undo a century of policies and practices that have shielded local police from state and federal oversight?
A review of Charles Lane, ‘Freedom’s Detective: The Secret Service, the Ku Klux Klan and the Man Who Masterminded America’s First War on Terror" (Hanover Square Press, 2019)