Category Archives: Investigation

A Statement from the University of Pennsylvania Regarding the College Admissions Bribery Scandal

Biting satire by Jessica M. Goldstein in McSweeney’s Internet Tendency – When we learned that at least 50 people participated in a massive college admissions scam, deploying fraudulent means to get their children into our nation’s elite universities, we were … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Education, Fairness, Humor, Investigation, leadership, United States

There’s a Lot Going On in Michael Cohen’s Sentencing Memo

By Quinta Jurecic, Benjamin Wittes in Lawfare: Hard National Security Choices The sentencing memo of Michael Cohen is a fascinating read on a number of levels: in the quality of its advocacy, in its account of Cohen’s cooperation with authorities, … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Donald Trump, Impeachment, Investigation, Michael Cohen, Russia

Six Big Takeaways from Mueller’s Indictment of Russian Intel Officers

by Andy Wright, Alex Whiting, Ryan Goodman and Kate Brannen of Just Security Here are two of the six: 5. Mueller Investigation Vitality: Notwithstanding the laments and wishful thinking from people like Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) and Rudy Giuliani, Trump’s … Continue reading

Posted in Cyber security, Donald Trump, Elections, Investigation, Political parties, Robert Mueller, Russia, United States

‘Shaken’ Rosenstein Felt Used by the White House in Comey Firing

By Michael S. Schmidt and Adam Goldman of the New York Times In the days after the F.B.I. director James B. Comey was fired last year, the deputy attorney general, Rod J. Rosenstein, repeatedly expressed anger about how the White … Continue reading

Posted in FBI, Investigation, James Comey, New York Times, Rod Rosenstein, White House

The Constitutional Crisis Is Already Underway

By Jonathan Chait in New York Magazine Trump’s me-above-all persona is also his unsettling legal stance on presidential power. Trump cannot obstruct justice, according to his official legal stance, because justice is whatever Trump says it is. Before this is … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Donald Trump, Investigation, Presidential pardon, Rule of Law