Author: William H. Freivogel

News analysis: U.S. Supreme Court continues to undermine its legitimacy

By William H. Freivogel In the U.S. Supreme Court term just concluded, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. wrote landmark opinions that may further undermine the legitimacy of the court that carries his name in the history books. The decision recognizing broad immunity for former President Donald Trump shocked many legal commentators because it granted

Disgraced Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich wants his prosecutors jailed

By William H. Freivogel Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich told an ethics class at Southern Illinois University Carbondale this month that he was the victim of an establishment “trying to bury me and bury the truth…The whole thing was a political prosecution.” And he wants retribution. He told the students he hoped to see, “Everyone