Forensics: Trump’s Lawyers Will Get Away with Facilitating His Anti-Democratic Antics and They Know It

This is failure of legal discipline actions has been well researched in 2009 by the NorCal Innocence Project. Most ethics and moral turpitude complaints end up as “harmless error.”

This law prof says much the same. Public shaming won’t cut it.

Austin Sarat—Associate Provost and Associate Dean of the Faculty and William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Jurisprudence & Political Science at Amherst College—predicts that because the lawyer discipline process is broken, President Trump’s lawyers will get away with facilitating his anti-democratic misconduct. Professor Sarat notes that Lawyers Defending American Democracy (LDAD) released a letter calling on bar authorities to investigate and punish members of Trump’s post-election legal team, but he points out that while LDAD can shame those members, it still lacks the ability itself to discipline or disbar.
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Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
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