Packingham’s residual effects may impact Facebook, Twitter, even President

By Lincoln Caplan . . . DONALD TRUMP’S TWITTER account now has 40 million followers. It ranks 21st worldwide among 281.3 million or so accounts. It’s no secret that Trump is proud of his ability to use the account to communicate directly with his constituents. This summer, the president tweeted, “My use of social media is not Presidential—it’s MODERN DAY…

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RSOL in Action: A Trump presidency

NARSOL in Action

On Thursday evening, November 17, starting at 7:30 eastern time, Larry hosted the monthly RSOL in Action teleconference This month our conference call focuses on how the election of Donald Trump may impact our cause. We will engage the callers in general discussion regarding what a Trump presidency may mean for overly-harsh sentencing and for the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court. The call format will be slightly…

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Justice in the balance as Trump faces Supreme Court picks

By Larry . . . Now that Donald Trump has been elected president, what does that mean in terms of ongoing efforts to reform the criminal justice system and the Supreme Court? Will a Trump appointment to the Supreme Court vote to overturn Smith v Doe? The honest answer is that none of us know nor can the future be predicted…

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