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Michael Barone

Opinion: What Was the Left Thinking? – Michael Barone

Whether you’re contemplating San Francisco voters’ recall of left-wing District Attorney Chesa Boudin or the plight of Democrats nationally as they face voters’ dismay at out-of-control inflation, immigration and crime, the question is liable to come to mind: What were they thinking? Actually, there are some initially plausible answers. We’ve just been informed this last

Criminal Investigations

Prosecutors in charge of Trump criminal probe have resigned

Photo: Attorney Mark Pomerantz arrives at Federal Court in New York The two prosecutors in charge of the Manhattan district attorney’s criminal investigation into former President Donald Trump and his business dealings suddenly resigned Wednesday, throwing the future of the probe into question just as pressure was building on Trump on several legal fronts. A

National

EXPLAINER: Legion of Chauvin prosecutors, each with own role

Viewers watching the trial of a former Minneapolis officer charged with murder in George Floyd ‘s death may be struck by the array of prosecutors taking turns presenting their case. The choice of who does what is no accident. While Derek Chauvin ‘s attorney, Eric Nelson, works alone, the prosecution is being handled by two

Legal Beat

Prosecutors struggle with consistent story in Jan. 6 cases

There’s little doubt the Oath Keepers were planning for something on Jan. 6. The question at the heart of the criminal case against its members and associates in the attack on the U.S. Capitol is: What, exactly, did they intend to do? Authorities suggested for weeks in court hearings and papers that members of the

Opinion

Opinion: Fixing the Criminal Justice System Starts From the Bottom of the Ticket

With the final days of the 2020 election quickly approaching, allies of President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are spending billions of dollars on advertising in an effort to sway undecided voters and gin up enthusiasm among supporters. Promises to “reform the justice system,” and messages of “law and order” have blanketed the

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