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The Lawfare Podcast: Special Edition: Buzzfeed Follows Peter Smith’s Money

There’s a new twist in one of the stranger subplots of L’Affaire Russe: Buzzfeed News reports that Peter Smith, a Republican operative who reportedly sought to obtain missing Hillary Clinton emails during the 2016 presidential campaign, made several suspicious withdrawals from bank accounts … Continue reading

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Special Counsel, Special President, Special Interview

To interview or not interview? A common question not just for the President of the United States but for any executive, business owner, professional or officeholder who might be approached by agents or prosecutors: We have earlier addressed the perils … Continue reading

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District Judge Rejects Challenge to Special Counsel Mueller's Appointment

Steven D. Schwinn, John Marshall Law School Chief Judge Beryl A. Howell (D.D.C.) rejected a challenge to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's appointment under the Appointments Clause. The ruling, which came in response to a witness's challenge to a grand jury… … Continue reading

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Update on the OCC’s Initiative for the Special Purpose National Bank Charter

Nineteen months have passed since the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency launched its initiative for fintech companies, specifically asserting the OCC’s authority under the National Bank Act to grant a “special purpose national bank charter.”  In his testimony before … Continue reading

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Planning for Special Needs Children in Divorce

From The New Jersey Law Journal: Unfortunately, the rate of divorce is exceptionally high—80-90 percent—among families of children with special needs. It is critical that family law practitioners understand the unique issues that arise in these cases. While all divorces… … Continue reading

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