by | Dec 15, 2019

Richard Nixon resigned 45 years ago, on August 9, 1974, in the face of certain impeachment by the House of Representatives and probable conviction following a Senate trial. It also seems that he did so to spare the nation further…

by | Nov 16, 2019

Opposition research conducted by the government? What a terrifying thought. The very idea that those in power would somehow become so sure of themselves and their right to power that they would direct government agents to conduct research against political…

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…

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