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Does an FBI Investigation Qualify Under the Obstruction of Justice Statutes? A Closer Look

Our previous analysis of whether President Trump's behavior toward former FBI Director James Comey might constitute obstruction of justice missed an important and complex question: whether an FBI investigation even counts as a “pending proceeding” for purposes of the agency obstruction of justice statute, 18 U.S.C. § 1505.

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When Questions of Norms Become Questions of Law, Part II: On the President's Threatening Tweet

Since my posting just yesterday, which noted that the President Trump’s flouting of norms may be exposing him to legal peril, he seems unable to change course. Today brings news of a fresh and potentially grave misstep, this time accomplished by a tweet.

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