The criminality alleged in this story is—if true—unsubtle and unambiguous, directly related to the president’s conduct as president and concerning matters of great import.
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On Wednesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee released a batch of transcripts and materials collected from nine witnesses whom the committee interviewed over the course of its investigation into Russian election interference. We are reading through the documents and providing an account of what’s new, what’s interesting, and what adds to the public understanding of the Trump Tower meeting.
A law-nerd analysis of whether Donald J. Trump Jr. violated the CFAA based on his recently-disclosed e-mail.
The Russia-Trump campaign relationship—and how Mr. Trump situates it within “standard” political practice—is exceptionally illuminating on the question of his ethical posture.
Is It A Crime?: Russian Election Meddling and Accomplice Liability Under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
Amid a bad news week for the Trump team, a new lawsuit highlight an under-explored theory of possible criminal liability: violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.