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Judge Napolitano: Probes of Trump associates 'will probably continue' after firing of SDNY federal prosecutor

Judge Napolitano: Probes of Trump associates 'will probably continue' after firing of SDNY federal prosecutor

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano weighed in on Monday on Attorney General William Barr informing the District Attorney for the Southern [...]

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Judge Napolitano on Rayshard Brooks case: Murder charge against Atlanta officer is 'catastrophic mistake'

Judge Napolitano on Rayshard Brooks case: Murder charge against Atlanta officer is 'catastrophic mistake'

It was a "catastrophic mistake" to bring a murder charge against one of the police officers involved in the deadly shooting of 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks, Fox [...]

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Articles by Andrew P. Napolitano

Read the latest stories and columns from staff writer Andrew P. Napolitano in The Washington Times.

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Judge Andrew Napolitano: America is under attack from three deadly viruses

Judge Andrew Napolitano: America is under attack from three deadly viruses

We all watched the gut-wrenching video of a white Minneapolis police officer torturing and murdering a handcuffed black man on a public street.

Read full article: Judge Andrew Napolitano: America is unde...→
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Judge Napolitano: Police face an increasingly 'nightmarish' situation as protests turn violent

Judge Napolitano: Police face an increasingly 'nightmarish' situation as protests turn violent

In the wake of protests and riots across the nation over the death of George Floyd, Fox News judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano on Monday explained the “nightm [...]

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Judge Andrew Napolitano: Coronavirus shutdowns ordered by governors and mayors are unconstitutional

Judge Andrew Napolitano: Coronavirus shutdowns ordered by governors and mayors are unconstitutional

The lockdown orders are all unlawful because none of them – none – has been enacted by a legislature, and all of them – all – interfere with fundamental libert [...]

Read full article: Judge Andrew Napolitano: Coronavirus shu...→
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Judge Napolitano on challenge to Illinois lockdown: Individuals decide what is essential, not the government

Judge Napolitano on challenge to Illinois lockdown: Individuals decide what is essential, not the government

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano weighed in on Tuesday to the fact that the Department of Justice last week intervened in an Illinois c [...]

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'Enough is enough': Judge Napolitano reacts to calls for NYC lockdown to end

'Enough is enough': Judge Napolitano reacts to calls for NYC lockdown to end

It's high time for New York -- and America -- to return to "normal society" with COVID-19 health and safety measures in place to help mitigate the spread of th [...]

Read full article: 'Enough is enough': Judge Napolitano rea...→
Judge Napolitano: How Flynn's unmasking by Obama officials became 'arguably a crime'

Judge Napolitano: How Flynn's unmasking by Obama officials became 'arguably a crime'

Judge Andrew Napolitano said on Thursday that one of the individuals involved in the unmasking of White House national security adviser Michael Flynn may have [...]

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Judge Napolitano: Why Bill Barr actually did the 'unthinkable' by dropping Flynn charges

Judge Napolitano: Why Bill Barr actually did the 'unthinkable' by dropping Flynn charges

In the wake of the Department of Justice's decision to drop charges against General Michael Flynn, Judge Andrew Napolitano said on Monday that Attorney General [...]

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Napolitano blasts judge who jailed Texas salon owner: She is a hero for refusing to 'bend the knee'

Napolitano blasts judge who jailed Texas salon owner: She is a hero for refusing to 'bend the knee'

Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano on Thursday hailed the Texas Nail Salon owner Shelley Luther an “American hero” for refusing to bend the kne [...]

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Judge Napolitano: Republicans 'absolutely' right to demand investigation into FBI's handling of Flynn case

Judge Napolitano: Republicans 'absolutely' right to demand investigation into FBI's handling of Flynn case

The Republicans are "absolutely" right in demanding an investigation into FBI agents' conduct following the release of bombshell notes written during the proce [...]

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Judge Napolitano on idea of drones monitoring body temperatures: Sounds like 'science fiction'

Judge Napolitano on idea of drones monitoring body temperatures: Sounds like 'science fiction'

Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano on Thursday explained the technological sophistication of drones that are being considered for use by police [...]

Read full article: Judge Napolitano on idea of drones monit...→
Judge Napolitano blasts governors for 'crushing civil liberties' during coronavirus shutdown

Judge Napolitano blasts governors for 'crushing civil liberties' during coronavirus shutdown

Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano on Thursday slammed governors for issuing strict quarantine measures during the coronavirus pandemic, "crush [...]

Read full article: Judge Napolitano blasts governors for 'c...→
Fox News judge rips Jared Kushner's proposed coronavirus surveillance system, says it breaches the constitution

Fox News judge rips Jared Kushner's proposed coronavirus surveillance system, says it breaches the constitution

Andrew Napolitano says the Fourth Amendment ensures that the government can't surveil citizens without a search warrant whether it's for their safety or just a [...]

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Judge Napolitano reacts to DACA ruling: Trump admin failed to follow rules

Judge Napolitano reacts to DACA ruling: Trump admin failed to follow rules

The Supreme Court's Thursday ruling against the Trump administration's effort to end the Obama-era Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program -- whic [...]

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Judge Nap says authorities may be hoping for 'compromise verdict' in Rayshard Brooks death case

Judge Nap says authorities may be hoping for 'compromise verdict' in Rayshard Brooks death case

Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano told "Your World" Wednesday that Atlanta authorities likely intend to use former police officer Garrett Rolf [...]

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Judge Nap says Congress can use 'its checkbook' to force changes to local police

Judge Nap says Congress can use 'its checkbook' to force changes to local police

Judge Andrew Napolitano told "Your World" Wednesday that while the federal government has limited power over local police departments, it can use its appropria [...]

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Judge Nap calls evidence against Derek Chauvin 'more than adequate' to convict of second-degree murder

Judge Nap calls evidence against Derek Chauvin 'more than adequate' to convict of second-degree murder

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano told "Your World with Neil Cavuto" Wednesday that the evidence against former Minneapolis police offic [...]

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Judge Napolitano says officer charged in Floyd's death should be charged with second-degree murder

Judge Napolitano says officer charged in Floyd's death should be charged with second-degree murder

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano reacted Friday to Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin being charged with 3rd degree murder and ma [...]

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Andrew Napolitano: I'll 'Defend to the Death' Twitter’s Right to Fact Check Trump

Andrew Napolitano: I'll 'Defend to the Death' Twitter’s Right to Fact Check Trump

Andrew Napolitano said he will "defend to the death" Twitter's right to fact check President Donald Trump.

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FNC’s Napolitano Says Trump Can't 'Override' Governors on Opening Houses of Worship --- 'In a Word, No'

FNC’s Napolitano Says Trump Can't 'Override' Governors on Opening Houses of Worship --- 'In a Word, No'

Friday on Fox News Channel's "The Daily Briefing," network senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano said President Donald Trump's declaring during the White H [...]

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Judge Andrew Napolitano: Does the government work for us or do we work it?

Judge Andrew Napolitano: Does the government work for us or do we work it?

Does the government have the power to tell us how to make personal choices, or do we have the power to tell the government to take a hike?

Read full article: Judge Andrew Napolitano: Does the govern...→
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Judge Napolitano: Dallas Salon Owner an 'American Hero'

Judge Napolitano: Dallas Salon Owner an 'American Hero'

Andrew Napolitano, a Fox News senior judicial analyst, said on Thursday that the Dallas salon owner who refused to close her business is an "American hero" and [...]

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Judge Andrew Napolitano: Coronavirus crisis -- Does America still have a Constitution?

Judge Andrew Napolitano: Coronavirus crisis -- Does America still have a Constitution?

We should rejoice that there is resistance to gubernatorial ignorance and arrogance that disregards the Bill of Rights.

Read full article: Judge Andrew Napolitano: Coronavirus cri...→
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Judge Napolitano: If judge won't dismiss Michael Flynn case, Trump should pardon him

Judge Napolitano: If judge won't dismiss Michael Flynn case, Trump should pardon him

Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano reacted with outrage on Thursday to FBI documents that show officials discussed their motivations for interv [...]

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Judge Napolitano skeptical about lawsuits against China over coronavirus losses: 'They don't have a case'

Judge Napolitano skeptical about lawsuits against China over coronavirus losses: 'They don't have a case'

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano joined the "Fox News Rundown" podcast Thursday to offer a legal perspective on coronavirus after Misso [...]

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Judge Napolitano: Witnessing 'Slow Death of Civil Liberties' Over Virus

Judge Napolitano: Witnessing 'Slow Death of Civil Liberties' Over Virus

The nation's governors were the ones who made the decisions to shut down their states' businesses and institutions, and according to the Constitution, it is up [...]

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Judge Napolitano: Expect to see class-action lawsuits against China-backed companies

Judge Napolitano: Expect to see class-action lawsuits against China-backed companies

Judge Andrew Napolitano said on Wednesday that there will be lawsuits against China-controlled corporations that are based in the United States due to claims t [...]

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Judge Napolitano: 'Too little, too late' for government to block John Bolton's book

Judge Napolitano: 'Too little, too late' for government to block John Bolton's book

Judge Andrew Napolitano said on Thursday that the DOJ's attempt to block John Bolton’s book is too little too late.

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Judge Napolitano says it will be hard to prove 'murder' of Rayshard Brooks by police

Judge Napolitano says it will be hard to prove 'murder' of Rayshard Brooks by police

Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano said on Tuesday that it does not surprise him that the Atlanta mayor called the police-involved death of Ray [...]

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Judge Napolitano explains: Can cities actually get rid of police departments?

Judge Napolitano explains: Can cities actually get rid of police departments?

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano explained on Tuesday why cities cannot get rid of police departments, telling “Fox & Friends” that mos [...]

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Judge Napolitano slams NJ gov for backing protests amid coronavirus restrictions: He 'misunderstands the First Amendment'

Judge Napolitano slams NJ gov for backing protests amid coronavirus restrictions: He 'misunderstands the First Amendment'

Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano blasted New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy for backing protests over the death of George Floyd while in police cust [...]

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Judge Napolitano on George Floyd's death: Why haven't the officers been arrested?

Judge Napolitano on George Floyd's death: Why haven't the officers been arrested?

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano asked Thursday on "Fox & Friends" why the Minneapolis police officers involved in the death of George [...]

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Judge Napolitano: 'Twitter has freedom of speech just like you and I and the president himself'

Judge Napolitano: 'Twitter has freedom of speech just like you and I and the president himself'

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano told “America's Newsroom” Wednesday that President Trump is “right” that social media platforms show b [...]

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Judge Napolitano: Trump has no authority to override church bans, but can do this

Judge Napolitano: Trump has no authority to override church bans, but can do this

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano said Friday that President Trump does not have the authority he says he does when it comes to overridi [...]

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Judge Napolitano: Lockdowns are 'unlawful incursions' on personal freedom, more businesses should resist

Judge Napolitano: Lockdowns are 'unlawful incursions' on personal freedom, more businesses should resist

Judge Andrew Napolitano called a New Jersey business owner an “American hero and national treasure” for defying the state’s "unconstitutional" stay-at-home ord [...]

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Napolitano: List of Obama officials who requested Flynn unmasking raises 'more questions than answers'

Napolitano: List of Obama officials who requested Flynn unmasking raises 'more questions than answers'

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano told "The Daily Briefing" Wednesday that the declassified list of Obama administration officials who r [...]

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Judge Nap blasts Dallas judge for jailing salon owner who reopened amid virus: 'Being selfish is not a crime'

Judge Nap blasts Dallas judge for jailing salon owner who reopened amid virus: 'Being selfish is not a crime'

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano spoke to "Bill Hemmer Reports" Wednesday about the case of Texas salon owner Shelley Luther, who was s [...]

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Napolitano: Why SCOTUS probably won't hear case from PA business owners against governor's lockdown

Napolitano: Why SCOTUS probably won't hear case from PA business owners against governor's lockdown

As Pennsylvania small businesses shuttered under coronavirus guidelines take their fight against Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf to the Supreme Court, Judge Andrew Na [...]

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Judge Napolitano: Governors' stay-at-home orders are 'unconstitutional,' cases won't hold up in court

Judge Napolitano: Governors' stay-at-home orders are 'unconstitutional,' cases won't hold up in court

Fox News senior Judicial Analyst Andrew Napolitano said on Tuesday that governors enforcing stay-at-home laws is unconstitutional because creating laws is a po [...]

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Judge Nap says coronavirus restrictions part of 'the slow death of civil liberties'

Judge Nap says coronavirus restrictions part of 'the slow death of civil liberties'

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano warned Monday that governors imposing excessive restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic are at risk [...]

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Judge Napolitano: Probes of Trump associates 'will probably continue' after firing of SDNY federal prosecutor

Judge Napolitano: Probes of Trump associates 'will probably continue' after firing of SDNY federal prosecutor

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano weighed in on Monday on Attorney General William Barr informing the District Attorney for the Southern [...]

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Judge Napolitano: 'Too little, too late' for government to block John Bolton's book

Judge Napolitano: 'Too little, too late' for government to block John Bolton's book

Judge Andrew Napolitano said on Thursday that the DOJ's attempt to block John Bolton’s book is too little too late.

Read full article: Judge Napolitano: 'Too little, too late'...→
Judge Nap says authorities may be hoping for 'compromise verdict' in Rayshard Brooks death case

Judge Nap says authorities may be hoping for 'compromise verdict' in Rayshard Brooks death case

Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano told "Your World" Wednesday that Atlanta authorities likely intend to use former police officer Garrett Rolf [...]

Read full article: Judge Nap says authorities may be hoping...→

Articles by Andrew P. Napolitano

Read the latest stories and columns from staff writer Andrew P. Napolitano in The Washington Times.

Read full article: Articles by Andrew P. Napolitano...→
Judge Napolitano explains: Can cities actually get rid of police departments?

Judge Napolitano explains: Can cities actually get rid of police departments?

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano explained on Tuesday why cities cannot get rid of police departments, telling “Fox & Friends” that mos [...]

Read full article: Judge Napolitano explains: Can cities ac...→
Judge Nap calls evidence against Derek Chauvin 'more than adequate' to convict of second-degree murder

Judge Nap calls evidence against Derek Chauvin 'more than adequate' to convict of second-degree murder

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano told "Your World with Neil Cavuto" Wednesday that the evidence against former Minneapolis police offic [...]

Read full article: Judge Nap calls evidence against Derek C...→
Judge Napolitano: Police face an increasingly 'nightmarish' situation as protests turn violent

Judge Napolitano: Police face an increasingly 'nightmarish' situation as protests turn violent

In the wake of protests and riots across the nation over the death of George Floyd, Fox News judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano on Monday explained the “nightm [...]

Read full article: Judge Napolitano: Police face an increas...→
Judge Napolitano on George Floyd's death: Why haven't the officers been arrested?

Judge Napolitano on George Floyd's death: Why haven't the officers been arrested?

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano asked Thursday on "Fox & Friends" why the Minneapolis police officers involved in the death of George [...]

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Andrew Napolitano: I'll 'Defend to the Death' Twitter’s Right to Fact Check Trump

Andrew Napolitano: I'll 'Defend to the Death' Twitter’s Right to Fact Check Trump

Andrew Napolitano said he will "defend to the death" Twitter's right to fact check President Donald Trump.

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Judge Napolitano on challenge to Illinois lockdown: Individuals decide what is essential, not the government

Judge Napolitano on challenge to Illinois lockdown: Individuals decide what is essential, not the government

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano weighed in on Tuesday to the fact that the Department of Justice last week intervened in an Illinois c [...]

Read full article: Judge Napolitano on challenge to Illinoi...→
Judge Napolitano: Trump has no authority to override church bans, but can do this

Judge Napolitano: Trump has no authority to override church bans, but can do this

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano said Friday that President Trump does not have the authority he says he does when it comes to overridi [...]

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Judge Napolitano: How Flynn's unmasking by Obama officials became 'arguably a crime'

Judge Napolitano: How Flynn's unmasking by Obama officials became 'arguably a crime'

Judge Andrew Napolitano said on Thursday that one of the individuals involved in the unmasking of White House national security adviser Michael Flynn may have [...]

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Napolitano: List of Obama officials who requested Flynn unmasking raises 'more questions than answers'

Napolitano: List of Obama officials who requested Flynn unmasking raises 'more questions than answers'

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano told "The Daily Briefing" Wednesday that the declassified list of Obama administration officials who r [...]

Read full article: Napolitano: List of Obama officials who ...→
Judge Napolitano: Dallas Salon Owner an 'American Hero'

Judge Napolitano: Dallas Salon Owner an 'American Hero'

Andrew Napolitano, a Fox News senior judicial analyst, said on Thursday that the Dallas salon owner who refused to close her business is an "American hero" and [...]

Read full article: Judge Napolitano: Dallas Salon Owner an ...→
Napolitano blasts judge who jailed Texas salon owner: She is a hero for refusing to 'bend the knee'

Napolitano blasts judge who jailed Texas salon owner: She is a hero for refusing to 'bend the knee'

Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano on Thursday hailed the Texas Nail Salon owner Shelley Luther an “American hero” for refusing to bend the kne [...]

Read full article: Napolitano blasts judge who jailed Texas...→
Judge Nap blasts Dallas judge for jailing salon owner who reopened amid virus: 'Being selfish is not a crime'

Judge Nap blasts Dallas judge for jailing salon owner who reopened amid virus: 'Being selfish is not a crime'

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano spoke to "Bill Hemmer Reports" Wednesday about the case of Texas salon owner Shelley Luther, who was s [...]

Read full article: Judge Nap blasts Dallas judge for jailin...→
Judge Napolitano: If judge won't dismiss Michael Flynn case, Trump should pardon him

Judge Napolitano: If judge won't dismiss Michael Flynn case, Trump should pardon him

Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano reacted with outrage on Thursday to FBI documents that show officials discussed their motivations for interv [...]

Read full article: Judge Napolitano: If judge won't dismiss...→
Judge Napolitano on idea of drones monitoring body temperatures: Sounds like 'science fiction'

Judge Napolitano on idea of drones monitoring body temperatures: Sounds like 'science fiction'

Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano on Thursday explained the technological sophistication of drones that are being considered for use by police [...]

Read full article: Judge Napolitano on idea of drones monit...→
Judge Napolitano: Governors' stay-at-home orders are 'unconstitutional,' cases won't hold up in court

Judge Napolitano: Governors' stay-at-home orders are 'unconstitutional,' cases won't hold up in court

Fox News senior Judicial Analyst Andrew Napolitano said on Tuesday that governors enforcing stay-at-home laws is unconstitutional because creating laws is a po [...]

Read full article: Judge Napolitano: Governors' stay-at-hom...→
Judge Napolitano: Witnessing 'Slow Death of Civil Liberties' Over Virus

Judge Napolitano: Witnessing 'Slow Death of Civil Liberties' Over Virus

The nation's governors were the ones who made the decisions to shut down their states' businesses and institutions, and according to the Constitution, it is up [...]

Read full article: Judge Napolitano: Witnessing 'Slow Death...→
Fox News judge rips Jared Kushner's proposed coronavirus surveillance system, says it breaches the constitution

Fox News judge rips Jared Kushner's proposed coronavirus surveillance system, says it breaches the constitution

Andrew Napolitano says the Fourth Amendment ensures that the government can't surveil citizens without a search warrant whether it's for their safety or just a [...]

Read full article: Fox News judge rips Jared Kushner's prop...→
Judge Napolitano reacts to DACA ruling: Trump admin failed to follow rules

Judge Napolitano reacts to DACA ruling: Trump admin failed to follow rules

The Supreme Court's Thursday ruling against the Trump administration's effort to end the Obama-era Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program -- whic [...]

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Judge Napolitano on Rayshard Brooks case: Murder charge against Atlanta officer is 'catastrophic mistake'

Judge Napolitano on Rayshard Brooks case: Murder charge against Atlanta officer is 'catastrophic mistake'

It was a "catastrophic mistake" to bring a murder charge against one of the police officers involved in the deadly shooting of 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks, Fox [...]

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Judge Napolitano says it will be hard to prove 'murder' of Rayshard Brooks by police

Judge Napolitano says it will be hard to prove 'murder' of Rayshard Brooks by police

Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano said on Tuesday that it does not surprise him that the Atlanta mayor called the police-involved death of Ray [...]

Read full article: Judge Napolitano says it will be hard to...→
Judge Nap says Congress can use 'its checkbook' to force changes to local police

Judge Nap says Congress can use 'its checkbook' to force changes to local police

Judge Andrew Napolitano told "Your World" Wednesday that while the federal government has limited power over local police departments, it can use its appropria [...]

Read full article: Judge Nap says Congress can use 'its che...→
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Judge Andrew Napolitano: America is under attack from three deadly viruses

Judge Andrew Napolitano: America is under attack from three deadly viruses

We all watched the gut-wrenching video of a white Minneapolis police officer torturing and murdering a handcuffed black man on a public street.

Read full article: Judge Andrew Napolitano: America is unde...→
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Judge Napolitano slams NJ gov for backing protests amid coronavirus restrictions: He 'misunderstands the First Amendment'

Judge Napolitano slams NJ gov for backing protests amid coronavirus restrictions: He 'misunderstands the First Amendment'

Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano blasted New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy for backing protests over the death of George Floyd while in police cust [...]

Read full article: Judge Napolitano slams NJ gov for backin...→
Judge Napolitano says officer charged in Floyd's death should be charged with second-degree murder

Judge Napolitano says officer charged in Floyd's death should be charged with second-degree murder

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano reacted Friday to Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin being charged with 3rd degree murder and ma [...]

Read full article: Judge Napolitano says officer charged in...→
Judge Andrew Napolitano: Coronavirus shutdowns ordered by governors and mayors are unconstitutional

Judge Andrew Napolitano: Coronavirus shutdowns ordered by governors and mayors are unconstitutional

The lockdown orders are all unlawful because none of them – none – has been enacted by a legislature, and all of them – all – interfere with fundamental libert [...]

Read full article: Judge Andrew Napolitano: Coronavirus shu...→
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Judge Napolitano: 'Twitter has freedom of speech just like you and I and the president himself'

Judge Napolitano: 'Twitter has freedom of speech just like you and I and the president himself'

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano told “America's Newsroom” Wednesday that President Trump is “right” that social media platforms show b [...]

Read full article: Judge Napolitano: 'Twitter has freedom o...→
FNC’s Napolitano Says Trump Can't 'Override' Governors on Opening Houses of Worship --- 'In a Word, No'

FNC’s Napolitano Says Trump Can't 'Override' Governors on Opening Houses of Worship --- 'In a Word, No'

Friday on Fox News Channel's "The Daily Briefing," network senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano said President Donald Trump's declaring during the White H [...]

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'Enough is enough': Judge Napolitano reacts to calls for NYC lockdown to end

'Enough is enough': Judge Napolitano reacts to calls for NYC lockdown to end

It's high time for New York -- and America -- to return to "normal society" with COVID-19 health and safety measures in place to help mitigate the spread of th [...]

Read full article: 'Enough is enough': Judge Napolitano rea...→
Judge Napolitano: Lockdowns are 'unlawful incursions' on personal freedom, more businesses should resist

Judge Napolitano: Lockdowns are 'unlawful incursions' on personal freedom, more businesses should resist

Judge Andrew Napolitano called a New Jersey business owner an “American hero and national treasure” for defying the state’s "unconstitutional" stay-at-home ord [...]

Read full article: Judge Napolitano: Lockdowns are 'unlawfu...→
Judge Andrew Napolitano: Does the government work for us or do we work it?

Judge Andrew Napolitano: Does the government work for us or do we work it?

Does the government have the power to tell us how to make personal choices, or do we have the power to tell the government to take a hike?

Read full article: Judge Andrew Napolitano: Does the govern...→
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Judge Napolitano: Why Bill Barr actually did the 'unthinkable' by dropping Flynn charges

Judge Napolitano: Why Bill Barr actually did the 'unthinkable' by dropping Flynn charges

In the wake of the Department of Justice's decision to drop charges against General Michael Flynn, Judge Andrew Napolitano said on Monday that Attorney General [...]

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Judge Andrew Napolitano: Coronavirus crisis -- Does America still have a Constitution?

Judge Andrew Napolitano: Coronavirus crisis -- Does America still have a Constitution?

We should rejoice that there is resistance to gubernatorial ignorance and arrogance that disregards the Bill of Rights.

Read full article: Judge Andrew Napolitano: Coronavirus cri...→
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Judge Napolitano: Republicans 'absolutely' right to demand investigation into FBI's handling of Flynn case

Judge Napolitano: Republicans 'absolutely' right to demand investigation into FBI's handling of Flynn case

The Republicans are "absolutely" right in demanding an investigation into FBI agents' conduct following the release of bombshell notes written during the proce [...]

Read full article: Judge Napolitano: Republicans 'absolutel...→
Napolitano: Why SCOTUS probably won't hear case from PA business owners against governor's lockdown

Napolitano: Why SCOTUS probably won't hear case from PA business owners against governor's lockdown

As Pennsylvania small businesses shuttered under coronavirus guidelines take their fight against Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf to the Supreme Court, Judge Andrew Na [...]

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Judge Napolitano skeptical about lawsuits against China over coronavirus losses: 'They don't have a case'

Judge Napolitano skeptical about lawsuits against China over coronavirus losses: 'They don't have a case'

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano joined the "Fox News Rundown" podcast Thursday to offer a legal perspective on coronavirus after Misso [...]

Read full article: Judge Napolitano skeptical about lawsuit...→
Judge Napolitano blasts governors for 'crushing civil liberties' during coronavirus shutdown

Judge Napolitano blasts governors for 'crushing civil liberties' during coronavirus shutdown

Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano on Thursday slammed governors for issuing strict quarantine measures during the coronavirus pandemic, "crush [...]

Read full article: Judge Napolitano blasts governors for 'c...→
Judge Nap says coronavirus restrictions part of 'the slow death of civil liberties'

Judge Nap says coronavirus restrictions part of 'the slow death of civil liberties'

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano warned Monday that governors imposing excessive restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic are at risk [...]

Read full article: Judge Nap says coronavirus restrictions ...→
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Judge Napolitano: Expect to see class-action lawsuits against China-backed companies

Judge Napolitano: Expect to see class-action lawsuits against China-backed companies

Judge Andrew Napolitano said on Wednesday that there will be lawsuits against China-controlled corporations that are based in the United States due to claims t [...]

Read full article: Judge Napolitano: Expect to see class-ac...→
Judge Napolitano: Probes of Trump associates 'will probably continue' after firing of SDNY federal prosecutor

Judge Napolitano: Probes of Trump associates 'will probably continue' after firing of SDNY federal prosecutor

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano weighed in on Monday on Attorney General William Barr informing the District Attorney for the Southern [...]

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Judge Napolitano reacts to DACA ruling: Trump admin failed to follow rules

Judge Napolitano reacts to DACA ruling: Trump admin failed to follow rules

The Supreme Court's Thursday ruling against the Trump administration's effort to end the Obama-era Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program -- whic [...]

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Judge Napolitano: 'Too little, too late' for government to block John Bolton's book

Judge Napolitano: 'Too little, too late' for government to block John Bolton's book

Judge Andrew Napolitano said on Thursday that the DOJ's attempt to block John Bolton’s book is too little too late.

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Judge Napolitano on Rayshard Brooks case: Murder charge against Atlanta officer is 'catastrophic mistake'

Judge Napolitano on Rayshard Brooks case: Murder charge against Atlanta officer is 'catastrophic mistake'

It was a "catastrophic mistake" to bring a murder charge against one of the police officers involved in the deadly shooting of 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks, Fox [...]

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Judge Nap says authorities may be hoping for 'compromise verdict' in Rayshard Brooks death case

Judge Nap says authorities may be hoping for 'compromise verdict' in Rayshard Brooks death case

Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano told "Your World" Wednesday that Atlanta authorities likely intend to use former police officer Garrett Rolf [...]

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Judge Napolitano says it will be hard to prove 'murder' of Rayshard Brooks by police

Judge Napolitano says it will be hard to prove 'murder' of Rayshard Brooks by police

Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano said on Tuesday that it does not surprise him that the Atlanta mayor called the police-involved death of Ray [...]

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Judge Nap says Congress can use 'its checkbook' to force changes to local police

Judge Nap says Congress can use 'its checkbook' to force changes to local police

Judge Andrew Napolitano told "Your World" Wednesday that while the federal government has limited power over local police departments, it can use its appropria [...]

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Judge Napolitano explains: Can cities actually get rid of police departments?

Judge Napolitano explains: Can cities actually get rid of police departments?

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano explained on Tuesday why cities cannot get rid of police departments, telling “Fox & Friends” that mos [...]

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Judge Andrew Napolitano: America is under attack from three deadly viruses

Judge Andrew Napolitano: America is under attack from three deadly viruses

We all watched the gut-wrenching video of a white Minneapolis police officer torturing and murdering a handcuffed black man on a public street.

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Judge Nap calls evidence against Derek Chauvin 'more than adequate' to convict of second-degree murder

Judge Nap calls evidence against Derek Chauvin 'more than adequate' to convict of second-degree murder

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano told "Your World with Neil Cavuto" Wednesday that the evidence against former Minneapolis police offic [...]

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Judge Napolitano slams NJ gov for backing protests amid coronavirus restrictions: He 'misunderstands the First Amendment'

Judge Napolitano slams NJ gov for backing protests amid coronavirus restrictions: He 'misunderstands the First Amendment'

Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano blasted New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy for backing protests over the death of George Floyd while in police cust [...]

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Judge Napolitano: Police face an increasingly 'nightmarish' situation as protests turn violent

Judge Napolitano: Police face an increasingly 'nightmarish' situation as protests turn violent

In the wake of protests and riots across the nation over the death of George Floyd, Fox News judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano on Monday explained the “nightm [...]

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Judge Napolitano says officer charged in Floyd's death should be charged with second-degree murder

Judge Napolitano says officer charged in Floyd's death should be charged with second-degree murder

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano reacted Friday to Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin being charged with 3rd degree murder and ma [...]

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Judge Napolitano on George Floyd's death: Why haven't the officers been arrested?

Judge Napolitano on George Floyd's death: Why haven't the officers been arrested?

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano asked Thursday on "Fox & Friends" why the Minneapolis police officers involved in the death of George [...]

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Judge Andrew Napolitano: Coronavirus shutdowns ordered by governors and mayors are unconstitutional

Judge Andrew Napolitano: Coronavirus shutdowns ordered by governors and mayors are unconstitutional

The lockdown orders are all unlawful because none of them – none – has been enacted by a legislature, and all of them – all – interfere with fundamental libert [...]

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Andrew Napolitano: I'll 'Defend to the Death' Twitter’s Right to Fact Check Trump

Andrew Napolitano: I'll 'Defend to the Death' Twitter’s Right to Fact Check Trump

Andrew Napolitano said he will "defend to the death" Twitter's right to fact check President Donald Trump.

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Judge Napolitano: 'Twitter has freedom of speech just like you and I and the president himself'

Judge Napolitano: 'Twitter has freedom of speech just like you and I and the president himself'

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano told “America's Newsroom” Wednesday that President Trump is “right” that social media platforms show b [...]

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Judge Napolitano on challenge to Illinois lockdown: Individuals decide what is essential, not the government

Judge Napolitano on challenge to Illinois lockdown: Individuals decide what is essential, not the government

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano weighed in on Tuesday to the fact that the Department of Justice last week intervened in an Illinois c [...]

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FNC’s Napolitano Says Trump Can't 'Override' Governors on Opening Houses of Worship --- 'In a Word, No'

FNC’s Napolitano Says Trump Can't 'Override' Governors on Opening Houses of Worship --- 'In a Word, No'

Friday on Fox News Channel's "The Daily Briefing," network senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano said President Donald Trump's declaring during the White H [...]

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Judge Napolitano: Trump has no authority to override church bans, but can do this

Judge Napolitano: Trump has no authority to override church bans, but can do this

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano said Friday that President Trump does not have the authority he says he does when it comes to overridi [...]

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'Enough is enough': Judge Napolitano reacts to calls for NYC lockdown to end

'Enough is enough': Judge Napolitano reacts to calls for NYC lockdown to end

It's high time for New York -- and America -- to return to "normal society" with COVID-19 health and safety measures in place to help mitigate the spread of th [...]

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Judge Napolitano: Lockdowns are 'unlawful incursions' on personal freedom, more businesses should resist

Judge Napolitano: Lockdowns are 'unlawful incursions' on personal freedom, more businesses should resist

Judge Andrew Napolitano called a New Jersey business owner an “American hero and national treasure” for defying the state’s "unconstitutional" stay-at-home ord [...]

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Judge Napolitano: How Flynn's unmasking by Obama officials became 'arguably a crime'

Judge Napolitano: How Flynn's unmasking by Obama officials became 'arguably a crime'

Judge Andrew Napolitano said on Thursday that one of the individuals involved in the unmasking of White House national security adviser Michael Flynn may have [...]

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Judge Andrew Napolitano: Does the government work for us or do we work it?

Judge Andrew Napolitano: Does the government work for us or do we work it?

Does the government have the power to tell us how to make personal choices, or do we have the power to tell the government to take a hike?

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Napolitano: List of Obama officials who requested Flynn unmasking raises 'more questions than answers'

Napolitano: List of Obama officials who requested Flynn unmasking raises 'more questions than answers'

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano told "The Daily Briefing" Wednesday that the declassified list of Obama administration officials who r [...]

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Judge Napolitano: Why Bill Barr actually did the 'unthinkable' by dropping Flynn charges

Judge Napolitano: Why Bill Barr actually did the 'unthinkable' by dropping Flynn charges

In the wake of the Department of Justice's decision to drop charges against General Michael Flynn, Judge Andrew Napolitano said on Monday that Attorney General [...]

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Judge Napolitano: Dallas Salon Owner an 'American Hero'

Judge Napolitano: Dallas Salon Owner an 'American Hero'

Andrew Napolitano, a Fox News senior judicial analyst, said on Thursday that the Dallas salon owner who refused to close her business is an "American hero" and [...]

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Napolitano blasts judge who jailed Texas salon owner: She is a hero for refusing to 'bend the knee'

Napolitano blasts judge who jailed Texas salon owner: She is a hero for refusing to 'bend the knee'

Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano on Thursday hailed the Texas Nail Salon owner Shelley Luther an “American hero” for refusing to bend the kne [...]

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Judge Andrew Napolitano: Coronavirus crisis -- Does America still have a Constitution?

Judge Andrew Napolitano: Coronavirus crisis -- Does America still have a Constitution?

We should rejoice that there is resistance to gubernatorial ignorance and arrogance that disregards the Bill of Rights.

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Judge Nap blasts Dallas judge for jailing salon owner who reopened amid virus: 'Being selfish is not a crime'

Judge Nap blasts Dallas judge for jailing salon owner who reopened amid virus: 'Being selfish is not a crime'

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano spoke to "Bill Hemmer Reports" Wednesday about the case of Texas salon owner Shelley Luther, who was s [...]

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Judge Napolitano: Republicans 'absolutely' right to demand investigation into FBI's handling of Flynn case

Judge Napolitano: Republicans 'absolutely' right to demand investigation into FBI's handling of Flynn case

The Republicans are "absolutely" right in demanding an investigation into FBI agents' conduct following the release of bombshell notes written during the proce [...]

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Judge Napolitano: If judge won't dismiss Michael Flynn case, Trump should pardon him

Judge Napolitano: If judge won't dismiss Michael Flynn case, Trump should pardon him

Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano reacted with outrage on Thursday to FBI documents that show officials discussed their motivations for interv [...]

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Napolitano: Why SCOTUS probably won't hear case from PA business owners against governor's lockdown

Napolitano: Why SCOTUS probably won't hear case from PA business owners against governor's lockdown

As Pennsylvania small businesses shuttered under coronavirus guidelines take their fight against Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf to the Supreme Court, Judge Andrew Na [...]

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Judge Napolitano on idea of drones monitoring body temperatures: Sounds like 'science fiction'

Judge Napolitano on idea of drones monitoring body temperatures: Sounds like 'science fiction'

Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano on Thursday explained the technological sophistication of drones that are being considered for use by police [...]

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Judge Napolitano skeptical about lawsuits against China over coronavirus losses: 'They don't have a case'

Judge Napolitano skeptical about lawsuits against China over coronavirus losses: 'They don't have a case'

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano joined the "Fox News Rundown" podcast Thursday to offer a legal perspective on coronavirus after Misso [...]

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Judge Napolitano: Governors' stay-at-home orders are 'unconstitutional,' cases won't hold up in court

Judge Napolitano: Governors' stay-at-home orders are 'unconstitutional,' cases won't hold up in court

Fox News senior Judicial Analyst Andrew Napolitano said on Tuesday that governors enforcing stay-at-home laws is unconstitutional because creating laws is a po [...]

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Judge Napolitano blasts governors for 'crushing civil liberties' during coronavirus shutdown

Judge Napolitano blasts governors for 'crushing civil liberties' during coronavirus shutdown

Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano on Thursday slammed governors for issuing strict quarantine measures during the coronavirus pandemic, "crush [...]

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Judge Napolitano: Witnessing 'Slow Death of Civil Liberties' Over Virus

Judge Napolitano: Witnessing 'Slow Death of Civil Liberties' Over Virus

The nation's governors were the ones who made the decisions to shut down their states' businesses and institutions, and according to the Constitution, it is up [...]

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Judge Nap says coronavirus restrictions part of 'the slow death of civil liberties'

Judge Nap says coronavirus restrictions part of 'the slow death of civil liberties'

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano warned Monday that governors imposing excessive restrictions amid the coronavirus pandemic are at risk [...]

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Fox News judge rips Jared Kushner's proposed coronavirus surveillance system, says it breaches the constitution

Fox News judge rips Jared Kushner's proposed coronavirus surveillance system, says it breaches the constitution

Andrew Napolitano says the Fourth Amendment ensures that the government can't surveil citizens without a search warrant whether it's for their safety or just a [...]

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Judge Napolitano: Expect to see class-action lawsuits against China-backed companies

Judge Napolitano: Expect to see class-action lawsuits against China-backed companies

Judge Andrew Napolitano said on Wednesday that there will be lawsuits against China-controlled corporations that are based in the United States due to claims t [...]

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