DC DISPATCH-In a normal judicial proceeding, when the Court speaks, it does so through orders. A court order is a command issued by a judge. If a judge orders you to appear for your speeding ticket hearing, failure to do so can result in a bench warrant or a default judgment. Penalties can also include jail time and fines.
DC DISPATCH w/ Sara Corcoran
DC DISPATCH-On Wednesday, February 27, I left my house at 630 a.m. and headed over to the Rayburn House Office Building to be an eyewitness to history.
DC DISPATCH-Being apolitical is a designation few in Washington D.C. would agree to or identify with.
DC DISPATCH-Michael Bloomberg, the former Mayor of NYC, has officially expressed interest in earning the Democratic nomination for 2020.
DC DISPATCH-Recently, North Carolina has been making national headlines for its tawdry and tainted congressional election, but for some observers, an equally interesting civil courts drama is playing out in the Tar Heel state: Iconic big-money asbestos lawyers are now driving hog farm lawsuits. Word is, California is on their lawsuit radar.
DC DISPATCH-When I attended a LULAC (League of Latin American Citizens) annual conference in 2016, Hillary Clinton was the presumptive nominee and keynote speaker.
DC DISPATCH--It used to be standard practice to record conversations between our President and foreign leaders.
DC DISPATCH-On February 11, L. Lin Wood, an Atlanta based lawyer, filed a complaint in conjunction with Kentucky based lawyer, Todd McMurtry, in the Eastern District of Kentucky against the Washington Post (Wapo).
DC DISPATCH--Ambassadors are tasked with pursuing agendas aligned with their national interests and achieving them by cajoling behind the scenes.
D.C. DISPATCH-Trump has poorly miscalculated the impeachment threat and needs to reassess his signals. There’s an analogy from the world of signals intelligence -- the gathering of intelligence by interception of signals both electronic and telephonic.
DC DISPATCH-Nationwide, including California, agricultural interests are likely breathing a collective sigh of relief after a North Carolina jury awarded a relatively low judgement to 10 plaintiffs in that state’s latest round of “nuisance” hog farm lawsuits.
D.C. DISPATCH-On July 24, 2019, I arrived at the Rayburn House Office building at 7:30 a.m. to witness what I was hoping to be a monumental day in American history -- the day we would get clarity on whether the President of the United States was fraudulently elected with the assistance of the Russian government.
DC DISPATCH--Every 3rd week in January, the “.02%” take over Washington DC to host their annual dinner at the Capital Hilton. Established in 1913, the Alfalfa Club cultivates its membership of elite powerbrokers from all over the United States.
DC DISPATCH-Attorney General Barr took center stage in D.C. last week when he testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the Mueller Report.
DC DISPATCH--It may be a very small consolation, but ours is not the only government consumed with a wildly unpredictable executive, legislative chaos, and extreme political volatility.