In the Age of Trump, Judge Reflects on D’Souza and the ‘New Rudy’

Sitting for an interview in his chambers, U.S. District Judge Richard Berman took care to show how the machinations of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani in an international case last year left him gobsmacked. In addition to speaking at length about the former mayor’s “unusual” conduct, Berman dwelled on Giuliani some more in a sheet of hand-written notes.

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Asylum Ruling by Sessions Seen as Condemning Women to Violence

Soldiers raped Stephanie because her husband, a pastor called Alain, preached to men in their Congo town about the need for education. Her ordeal ended when she was granted asylum by the United States. But for another group of women wanting to emigrate here, victims of domestic violence, that route of escape was closed by the Trump administration this week.

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