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Should There Be Term Limits For Members of Congress?

Brief #197 – Civil Rights Policy
By Rodney A. Maggay

The United States Constitution describes the qualifications a person must have in order to be eligible to be a Representative in Article One, Section Two, Clause Two. And for Senators, the qualifications are described in Article One, Section Three, Clause Two. Minimum age limits and minimum years of citizenship, among other qualifications, are listed. But the last few decades have seen an interest in adding an interesting limitation – term limits for Members of Congress.

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Mar-a-Lago Search Takes Disappointing Turn After Court Rulings

Brief #195 – Civil Rights
By Rodney A. Maggay

In a September 16, 2022 entry on this news site, we recounted the facts of the classified documents saga that culminated in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) search of former President Donald J. Trump’s office at his home in Mar – a – Lago, Florida. However, since then, a dispute arose as to whether the documents in question could be used by the government in its criminal investigation.

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Protecting Digital Privacy With the Fourth Amendment Is Not For Sale Act

Brief #193 – Civil Rights;
By Rodney A. Maggay

In early 2020 the Wall Street Journal first broke a story claiming that federal agencies were acquiring cellphone data information to be used for enforcement of immigration policies.
In response to the story, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agencies for the release of documents related to how the government acquires cell phone location information.

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Recent Elections & Politics Posts

 

Important Elections in the First Half of 2023

Brief #50 – Elections & Politics
By Ian Milden

While the start of the presidential race tends to get most of the election coverage around this time of year, there are a couple of important elections in the early months of 2023. This brief will discuss two of these races and why they matter.

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January 6th Committee Criminal Referrals

Brief #49 – Elections & Politics
By Maureen Darby-Serson

On Monday, December 19th, 2022, the January 6th Committee announced that it would be sending several criminal referrals, including referrals for former President Donald Trump, to the Department of Justice. Donald Trump was referred for at least four criminal charges: obstructing an official proceeding, defrauding the United States, making false statements, and assisting or aiding an insurrection.

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Democrats May be Making a Mistake with the Iowa Caucuses

Brief #47 – Elections & Politics
By Ian Milden

The DNC recently voted to approve a plan to shake up the schedule for the 2024 Democratic presidential primaries. While parts of the proposal would require the cooperation of several state governments (some of which are controlled by Republicans), the biggest change that will likely come from this plan is the removal of the Iowa Caucuses from its first-in-the-nation status. This Brief will examine the reasons why the Democratic Party approved this plan and the potential hazards this plan may pose for Democrats down the road.

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January 6th Committee Will Send Criminal Referrals to Department of Justice

Brief #46 – Elections & Politics
By Maureen Darby-Serson

On December 8th, 2022, sources revealed that the January 6th Committee were considering referring 5 individuals, including former President Donald Trump, for criminal charges to the US Department of Justice. Mark Meadows, John Eastman, Jeffrey Clark, and Rudy Giuliani are the other four alleged targets of these referrals. What do these referrals means and what will come of them?

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The Implications of November 8th, 2022

Brief #44 – Elections & Politics
By Maureen Darby-Serson

The elections on Tuesday November 8th, 2022, may be one of the most impactful elections we will have seen in our lifetime to date. With the US House of Representative and US Senate up for grabs, Democrats were preparing for the worst but hoped for the best.

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