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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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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

The Comey Hearing: Lots of Big News

6/8/17  //  Quick Reactions

No GOP attack dogs; Lynch, Sessions, Rosenstein in trouble; McCain’s health

Jed Shugerman

Fordham Law School

Comey Counterarguments: The Trees, the Forest, and the Firing.

6/8/17  //  Commentary

I’ve been reading the arguments that Comey’s written testimony does not show obstruction of justice. Ultimately, these arguments focus on the trees to obscure the forest, and at the end of that forest is the decisive event of obstruction: Trump firing Comey.

Jed Shugerman

Fordham Law School

Seven Reactions to Today’s Coats/Rogers Testimony

6/7/17  //  Quick Reactions

Jed Shugerman analyzes today's live testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Jed Shugerman

Fordham Law School