Chris Geidner

Chris Geidner


Sr Advisor for Law & Policy, @Justice_Collab. Previously, BuzzFeed News. Sober. Gay. Queer. Buckeye. Law Dork. SCOTUS. DMs open.

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Olivia: Why do you people hate the beauty of the marketplace of ideas? Politico EIC: Naw, we were just shitposting.

Definitely reading these two exclusives together: 1. 2.

You're not allowed to say Richard Nixon's name in Donald Trump's presence.

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Tonight, the Trump administration is trying to carry out the last scheduled execution of this administration. Dustin Higgs's execution is currently stayed, but DOJ is asking #SCOTUS  to let them proceed tonight with killing Higgs.

This, from Liz Oyer, is key. —> If Biden wants to reform criminal justice, he needs public defenders on his team

Justice Sotomayor lays out the abhorrent reality of the past year, mincing no words and refusing to leave her thoughts in the form of a question: "This is not justice. ... I dissent."

And while the Trump administration’s killing spree ended these 13 people’s lives, prior administrations, prior attorneys general, tried and and then defended all of these cases — taking actions that led to these 13 killings, rather than preventing them.

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FWIW: The AP story is still alarming, but the story makes clear the breaking alert was as aggressively worded as could be responsibly done. If they *weren’t* vetting for inside threats, *that* would be more disconcerting.

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As I noted in response to someone, “responsible” probably wasn’t the best word in my tweet. I meant more, this was as far as they could have gone without me saying their alert was actually inaccurate. It did feel like a fear-mongering frame, which was why I waited for the story.

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BREAKING: PA Attorney General: Trump told us "sometimes it's the reverse," when asked about anti-Semitic threats and attacks.

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It really is amazing that all of the networks just aired an hourlong show celebrating students graduating during a global pandemic and everyone thought it made complete sense not only for the current president not to be involved but for the former president to be the keynote.

Good for Trump there's no very clear and topical evidence of him using "hope" as a threat. Wait.

Trump is acting more quickly to stop TikTok than the coronavirus.

JUST IN: House Judiciary Dems to send letter to WH counsel McGahn asking him to explain what he was doing this weekend regarding FBI & FISA.

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