Lawyer who aided Trump subpoenaed by Jan. 6 committee
The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol has issued a subpoena to a former Justice Department lawyer who positioned himself as an ally of Donald Trump and aided the Republican president’s efforts to challenge the results of the 2020 election.
Scalia 'heir' Barrett may be open to reversing Roe v. Wade
She has never said publicly she would overturn Roe, or other precedents expanding abortion rights. To buttress her legal analyses, she nearly always brought up Scalia, for whom she clerked in the late 1990s. Scalia, who like Barrett was a Catholic, said the Constitution leaves the question up to the states. “What Roe v. Wade said was that no state can prohibit it,” he said. Jamal Greene, a professor at New York’s Columbia Law School, said Barrett could stop short of shooting down Roe v. Wade and other abortion-rights precedents — and still end up gutting them.