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Jordan Rubin

MSNBC Blog Writer

Jordan Rubin is the Deadline: Legal Blog writer. He previously served as a prosecutor for the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office and is the author of the forthcoming book “Bizarro” about the secret war on synthetic drugs. Prior to joining MSNBC, he was a legal reporter for Bloomberg Law.

Jordan Rubin is the Deadline: Legal Blog writer. He previously served as a prosecutor for the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office and is the author of the forthcoming book “Bizarro” about the secret war on synthetic drugs. Prior to joining MSNBC, he was a legal reporter for Bloomberg Law.

Latest from Jordan Rubin

Why the ex-cops charged with killing Tyre Nichols can be charged federally, too

Five former Memphis officers accused of murdering Tyre Nichols have been charged on the state level. Here's what that means for potential federal charges.

John Eastman’s California bar danger could hurt him at the Supreme Court, too

Ex-Trump lawyer John Eastman is facing potential disbarment in California. His Supreme Court bar membership could also be in jeopardy because of it.

Fiona Apple reminds us that our courts should be transparent

Fiona Apple — perhaps most known for her '90s hit "Criminal" — is on a crusade to get Maryland's courts to stream proceedings. Take note, Supreme Court.

SCOTUS approval polling is still low but somehow up with Democrats. Why?

Support for the Supreme Court is up among Democrats, according to a new Marquette Law School poll. Don't count on that to last.

Dragnet search warrants are creepy, but this Jan. 6 challenge falls flat

A federal judge ruled this week that the government's geofence warrant for Google location data related to Jan. 6 was constitutionally valid.

Supreme Court continues its radical march in 2023. These are the cases to watch.

The Supreme Court is poised to continue its rightward march in 2023, with momentous decisions expected on voting rights, LGBTQ rights and affirmative action.

DeSantis’ death penalty remarks suggest he’d continue Trump’s execution spree

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis wants to make it easier to execute people, suggesting he'd continue the execution spree Donald Trump began during his presidency.

50 years after Roe, the GOP’s quest to control women continues

The Supreme Court declared a constitutional right to abortion 50 years ago in Roe v. Wade. But today's Republican-controlled court had other plans.

Which prosecutor could be the first to indict Trump in 2023?

Donald Trump has many legal battles set for 2023, including DOJ probes into Jan. 6 and classified docs at Mar-a-Lago, to state probes in Georgia and New York.

Fani Willis hints at potential charges in Georgia Trump probe

Fulton County DA Fani Willis made some eyebrow-raising comments during a hearing on whether to release a grand jury report on 2020 election interference.

Georgia grand jury report could give clues to Trump’s legal fate

A special grand jury finished its report on Fulton County DA Fani Willis' probe into Donald Trump's alleged election interference. Will a judge release it?