Pardon and Prison: An Analysis of Trump’s Pardon Power and How It Could Lead to Obstruction

The article analyzes Trump’s legal ability to save himself and his associates through his pardon power. The analysis also examines what charges Mueller might be able to bring should Trump try to pardon potential co-conspirators, or even himself.

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The Crazy Case of Michael Cohen

The Michael Cohen case fascinates me.  Here is a lawyer who cut his teeth trying small-time car accident cases inside a Queens, N.Y taxi garage.  He was basically an automotive version of an ambulance chasing, personal injury attorney. Cohen's Taxi and Gambling "Empire" Before joining the Trump Organization, Mr. Cohen, in addition to "practicing" law,…

A Sobering Reminder – Life is Not Work

I recently read a sobering article in the New York Times, which serves as a good reminder that life is not all about work.  It should also be treated as a rallying cry for all legal professionals to slow down every once in a while, observe warning signs from colleagues, and act on red flags…

Consumers as Private Attorney Generals

One of the biggest problems with the modern U.S. economy is the concentration of wealth in the hands of a few.  When wealth is highly concentrated, it becomes almost impossible for small, independent producers to compete in the marketplace.  The Department of Justice does not always do their job when it comes to enforcing the…