by | Oct 13, 2019

This is a wonderfully complicated legal essay, as “Things Nixon” can sometimes be — pretty much the epitome of what Professor Karl Llewellyn described in his classic 1930 lectures on the law and law school, titled The Bramble Bush. During…

by | Oct 9, 2019

In case you somehow missed it, the latest Trump outrage is the allegation that he pressured Ukraine’s newly elected president to launch an investigation of Joe Biden, under threat of cutting off American military aid. In what appears to be…

by | Oct 4, 2019

Unmask the whistleblower. Let’s read the Constitution, shall we? Specifically Article II, Section IV, which reads as follows, with bold print for emphasis supplied: The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from…

by | Sep 28, 2019

So, Nancy Pelosi got spooked by rumors about a suppressed whistleblower complaint and may have jumped the gun, announcing the beginning of an equally undefined impeachment investigation by six House committees. Talk about a shotgun response! The real issue, at…

by | Sep 21, 2019

House Judiciary Committee (HJC) Chairman Jerry Nadler is on a fool’s errand if he thinks he can uncover persuasive evidence of criminal conduct by Donald Trump — the high crimes and misdemeanor necessary for the president’s impeachment — when the…

by | Sep 13, 2019

Many remain worried about the reign of terror accompanying the Mueller team’s two-year, hugely politicized investigation of Donald Trump, particularly since it fits a pattern that began with the Watergate Special Prosecution Force (WSPF) — and perhaps even before. It…

by | Sep 7, 2019

Pundits are all atwitter over Inspector General Michael Horowitz’s report on former FBI Director James Comey’s disgraceful conduct, which borders on criminality. While Comey is claiming vindication from the Department of Justice’s decision not to prosecute (at this point), the…

by | Aug 31, 2019

Special prosecutors are dangerous animals under any circumstances, but their handiwork uncovered this past week should shock everyone who believes in Equal Justice Under Law, the promise engraved in the West Pediment of the United States Supreme Court building in…

by | Aug 24, 2019

In his book Saving Justice: Watergate, the Saturday Night Massacre, and Other Adventures of a Solicitor General (2013), Bob Bork made the following observation: As I slowly realized, the unspoken rule was that Nixon was not to win any cases. That’s not…

by | Aug 9, 2019

August 9 is the 45th anniversary of the resignation of Richard Nixon, the only president in American history to resign or be removed from office. We know what triggered his resignation. He was already on the ropes after two and…

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