Latest from Randall D. Eliason
  • Opinion

Trump should be criminally investigated

Until Wednesday, I thought the president hadn’t gone over the line.
  • Jan 7, 2021
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Trump sounds like a true believer on the Georgia call. It’s his best legal defense.

The president's efforts to strong-arm election officials were certainly appalling. But were they criminal?
  • Jan 5, 2021
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Congress’s post-Trump reforms should also address a problem that predates him

The Supreme Court has ensured that only the most brazen corrupt public officials, too clumsy to exploit the loopholes, risk prosecution.
  • Dec 30, 2020
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The case against indicting Trump

There is a social cost to not pursuing potential criminal cases. But the alternative is arguably costlier.
  • Nov 22, 2020
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Yes, going after Trump’s law firms is fair game

Facts matter, and there are some important distinctions to draw when deciding whether public criticism of attorneys is out of bounds.
  • Nov 12, 2020
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Andrew Weissmann’s book is a public betrayal of Mueller

Prosecutor Andrew Weissmann violated norms with his new book on the Mueller probe.
  • Sep 30, 2020
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William Barr has gone rogue

The attorney general can be held accountable for his actions.
  • Sep 17, 2020
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Why the Michael Flynn case still matters

Hint: It’s not about whether he’ll end up serving time.
  • Sep 3, 2020
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The Flynn decision is anything but ‘regular order’

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeal's order to dismiss the case against Michael Flynn deprives the public of transparency.
  • Jun 24, 2020
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The judge in the Michael Flynn case has taken some unusual steps. Here’s why they’re appropriate.

This is no ordinary case. Let's hope Judge Sullivan can get to the bottom of it.
  • May 14, 2020