Choi Legal Team Responds to DoJ Petition for Writ of Mandamus

By: Thursday September 22, 2011 12:28 pm

In our response to the government’s petition for Writ of Mandamus, we argue that there are no grounds for relief and that the elements for filing a Mandamus Writ have not been met. The Government could have appealed Judge Facciola’s finding of prima facie proof of vindictive or selective prosecution instead of issuing the Writ; further the Government is not irreparably harmed by Facciola’s finding because the government had multiple opportunities to develop a case that would rebut any selective or vindictive prosecution defense put forth by the Choi legal team.

 

Liveblog: Paul Ryan’s Official GOP Response to the State of the Union

By: Tuesday January 25, 2011 7:25 pm

The Republican Party selected Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) to deliver their response to President Obama’s State of the Union address. Ryan is best known for his “Roadmap for America’s Future,” which effectively calls for privatizing the entire social safety net, including the elimination of Medicare as we know it.

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