Posted inPolicy Topics

Donald Trump indicted again — this time, finally, for assaulting American democracy

The indict­ment is the result of care­ful, method­i­cal work by Spe­cial Coun­sel Jack Smith and many hard­work­ing inves­ti­ga­tors at the Depart­ment of Jus­tice, who have labored to ensure that the work done to expose what hap­pened on Jan­u­ary 6th did­n’t mere­ly pass into his­to­ry as a report, but led to charges. 

Posted inLegislative Advocacy

Washington State House of Representatives amends and approves police pursuit bill

A bipar­ti­san major­i­ty of the Wash­ing­ton State House has endorsed updates to the law gov­ern­ing police pur­suits, low­er­ing the stan­dard for police offi­cers to insti­gate a chase from prob­a­ble cause to rea­son­able sus­pi­cion while attach­ing a num­ber of new con­di­tions to police depart­ments’ use of that pur­suit authority.

Posted inCivil Liberties, Litigation, Policy Topics, World Commmunity

Donald Trump’s accounting firm Mazars USA severs ties, retracts financial statements

In addi­tion to being ordered to tes­ti­fy under oath in a rul­ing issued today by State Supreme Court Judge Arthur F. Engoron along with two of his chil­dren — a deci­sion that his attor­neys will no doubt prompt­ly appeal — Don­ald Trump lost the ser­vices of his long­time account­ing firm, Mazars USA.