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Randall D. Eliason teaches white-collar criminal law at George Washington University Law School. He blogs at Sidebarsblog.com.
There are better uses of prosecutors' resources than going after "fraud" in college athletics.
His most revealing answer, though perhaps a misstatement or Freudian slip, was nevertheless the truth.
Prosecutors in New York are rightfully pursuing separate crimes in their own jurisdiction and seeking justice for those victims.
The remedy for sleazy political lies should be the ballot box, not criminal prosecution.
Mueller’s decision may be seen as a smart move to maximize the information available to Congress and the public.
No need to pull the First Amendment alarm.
The whole point of having a special counsel is to take prosecution decisions out of the hands of political appointees like Barr.
More details are coming about the campaign’s alleged coordination with WikiLeaks concerning the release of stolen Democratic emails.
A federal prosecutor charged with investigating possible crimes would recognize that telling Congress what to do is not his role.
There is plenty of bad, immoral or unethical behavior that is not criminal.