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Joyce Alene is an American lawyer who served as the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama from 2009 to 2017. She was one of the first five U.S. Attorneys, and the first female U.S. Attorney, nominated by President Barack Obama.
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Impeach
The Case Against Donald Trump
Neal Katyal - Nov 26, 2019
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Why President Trump has left us with no choice but to remove him from office, as explained by celebrated Supreme Court lawyer and former Acting Solicitor General Neal Katyal.No one is above the law. This belief is as American as freedom of speech and turkey on Thanksgiving—held sacred by Democrats and Republicans alike. But as celebrated Supreme Co...
Joyce Alene
Jan 02, 2020
@MHBXD @neal_katyal @BarbMcQuade @tribelaw @mayawiley @glennkirschner2 @harrylitman @Mimirocah1 @ChuckRsVoice @LawProfButler Neal is a national treasure & his book, Impeach, is a must read.      source
To End a Presidency
The Power of Impeachment
Laurence Tribe - May 15, 2018
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The history and future of our democracy's ultimate sanction, presidential impeachment, and a guide to how it should be used nowTo End a Presidency addresses one of today's most urgent questions: when and whether to impeach a president. Laurence Tribe and Joshua Matz provide an authoritative guide to impeachment's past and a bold argument about its ...
Joyce Alene
Oct 13, 2019
@wrightbett1 @JoyAnnReid We all need it! I’ve found that a great start is Professor @tribelaw’s book How to End a Presidency. The early section in the founding fathers’ debates on the issue is fascinating reading.      source
Doing Justice
A Prosecutor's Thoughts on Crime, Punishment, and the Rule of Law
Preet Bharara - Mar 19, 2019
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By the one-time federal prosecutor for the Southern District of New York, an important overview of the way our justice system works, and why the rule of law is essential to our society. Using case histories, personal experiences and his own inviting writing and teaching style, Preet Bharara shows the thought process we need to best achieve truth an...
Joyce Alene
Mar 19, 2019
New extra credit reading available for legal twitter today. I like ⁦@PreetBharara⁩’s book Because he doesn’t try to make hard questions easy and give you a real sense of how decisions are made in the criminal justice system. Taking it along to read parts to my class today.      source
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