DO NOTICE THIS POST IS OFF-TOPIC
So I was wondering if anyone else saw or read this and what thoughts you're entertaining. I have to say I find it quite unnerving, especially since Barr is involved. Written by Betsy Woodruff Swan at Politico.
"The Justice Department has quietly asked Congress for the ability to ask chief judges to detain people indefinitely without trial during emergencies — part of a push for new powers that comes as the novel coronavirus spreads throughout the United States.
Documents reviewed by POLITICO detail the department’s requests to lawmakers on a host of topics, including the statute of limitations, asylum and the way court hearings are conducted. POLITICO also reviewed and previously reported on documents seeking the authority to extend deadlines on merger reviews and prosecutions."Politico Article Here
And one very well written opinion piece from Heather Cox Richardson. If you don't know her you should.Heather's blog of March 21, 2020