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Jed Shugerman

Professor of Law

Fordham Law School

Jed Handelsman Shugerman teaches at Fordham Law. He has a BA, JD, and a PhD in American History from Yale University. He is the author of The People's Courts: Pursuing Judicial Independence in America (2012) on the evolution of judicial elections and politics in America. He is currently working on anti-corruption Emoluments litigation against the Trump Administration, and he is writing about American prosecutors and the design of the federal executive. He writes about law and politics at shugerblog.com.

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An Apology to Tillman and Blackman

9/22/17  //  Uncategorized

Regarding their treatment of the Hamilton 'Condensed Letter'

Jed Shugerman

Fordham Law School

Pence and Obstruction of Justice

9/5/17  //  In-Depth Analysis

Exploring Vice President Pence’s potential criminal jeopardy for conspiring to obstruct justice, aiding the obstruction of justice, and 'misprision of a felony' in concealing the obstruction of justice.

Jed Shugerman

Fordham Law School

Questions about the Emoluments Amicus Brief on Behalf of Trump

8/31/17  //  In-Depth Analysis

The amicus brief filed by Seth Barrett Tillman and Josh Blackman has some serious problems with how it represents its historical sources.

Jed Shugerman

Fordham Law School

What if Trump Fires Mueller or Starts Mass Pardons? It Would Backfire.

7/21/17  //  Commentary

There are more and more signals that Trump is exploring firing Mueller and pardoning anyone and everyone in his circle. So what would happen next? Those moves would backfire spectacularly.

Jed Shugerman

Fordham Law School

A New Civil Case Powerfully Opens a New Front Against Trump for Russia Conspiracy

7/13/17  //  Quick Reactions

A powerful new civil complaint that focuses on the Russian hacking conspiracy has been filed against the Trump campaign.

Jed Shugerman

Fordham Law School

Sessions Preview and Review

6/13/17  //  Commentary

The already strong case for felony false statement might get unbearably stronger

Jed Shugerman

Fordham Law School