Rappers May Want to Avoid Pennsylvania

So what is it exactly that makes Pennsylvania prosecutors hate rap so much? Rashee Beasley and his friend Jamal Knox were arrested in April 2012 in Pittsburgh in joint possession of a sizable amount of heroin, cash and a gun. As a result, they were charged with relevant offenses. As will be important, the officers…

TRUMP EXCEEDS HIS PLENARY IMMIGRATION AUTHORITY

When I wrote in November that the president likely had the constitutional power to exclude Muslims from coming to the U.S., I included a number of caveats, describing circumstances where he would not have such authority. Since that time, President Trump has signed an executive order denying entry to any non-citizen from certain Muslim-majority countries…

That’s Not What RICO’s For

Generally speaking, debt collection is a legal, if much maligned way to make a living. And, as long as people keep owing other people money, it is going to be a component of our society. Of course, aside from existential disagreement about whether debt-collection agencies should exist at all, one of the reasons many people…