Hadley Baker

Hadley Baker is an Editorial Assistant of Lawfare. She is a recent graduate from the University of St Andrews, studying English literature and Spanish. She was previously an intern at Lawfare.

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Lawfare No Bull: The Senate Judiciary Committee on the Threat of Domestic Terrorism

Today on Lawfare No Bull: On Tuesday, Jan. 11, the Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the threat of domestic terrorism facing our nation, one year after the attack on the U.S. Capitol. The hearing included testimonies from Matthew Olsen, Assistant Attorney General in the National Security Division of the Department of Justice and Jill Sanborn, Executive Assistant Director of the National Security Branch of the FBI:


Lawfare No Bull: Attorney General Merrick Garland Delivers Remarks on January 6 Attack

Today on Lawfare No Bull: On January 5 2022, the eve of the first anniversary of the January 6 insurrection, Attorney General Merrick Garland delivered a speech reviewing the Justice Department’s efforts to investigate and prosecute those responsible for the attack on the Capitol. He also promised that the DOJ will do everything in its power to defend American people and American democracy and confirmed that the department remains committed to holding all January 6 perpetrators, at any level, accountable under law:


Lawfare No Bull: The House Votes to Hold Mark Meadows in Criminal Contempt of Congress

Today on Lawfare No Bull: On the evening of December 13th, the House Committee investigating the January 6th Capitol riot unanimously passed a motion to hold former Trump White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows in criminal contempt of Congress. The vote stemmed from a 51-page report that laid out the case against Meadows, who refused to testify in front of the committee and defied a subpoena to hand over records that could shed light on the investigation into the January 6th riot: 



Lawfare No Bull: President Biden's Closing Remarks at the Virtual Summit for Democracy

Today on Lawfare No Bull: President Biden delivered closing remarks at the Virtual Summit for Democracy on December 10th. During the two-day event, he met with global leaders to discuss issues ranging from COVID-19, voting rights, the climate crisis and cybersecurity. This event was the first of two, with the second planned to take place one year from now: