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Bill Blum is a former judge and death penalty defense attorney. He is the author of three legal thrillers published by Penguin/Putnam (“Prejudicial...

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Talk of Impeaching Trump May Be Premature, but Its Time Will Come


As the Trump era unfolds and the mad tea party he has assembled to staff his Cabinet grabs the reins of policy, his administration is certain to unleash a groundswell of opposition and resistance.

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Will Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III Make America White Again?


He and his supporters may have whitewashed his record, but the Alabama senator’s past statements and actions can be described in a single word: racist.

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James Comey, Hillary Clinton, Anthony Weiner and Our Descent Into Pulp Fiction Democracy


Forget WikiLeaks, speeches to Goldman Sachs and the behind-the-scenes machinations of John Podesta. The FBI director’s letter to Congress was the ultimate October surprise.

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In a Rigged System, Hillary Clinton Is Too Big to Indict


The Democratic presidential nominee got a pass this summer on her “extremely careless” handling of classified information while secretary of state. But now the FBI is reopening its investigation.

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Donald Trump’s Empty Bluster Reveals a Narcissist Who Can’t Fathom Defeat


The candidate’s pre-emptive refusal to recognize the election’s outcome is an incendiary mix of personal pathology and magical thinking, racism and xenophobia, facts and legal distortion.

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Jill Stein Would Be a Blessing for the Supreme Court; Gary Johnson Would Be a Disaster


Of all the candidates, the Green Party nominee would move the judicial branch in the most progressive direction as president. But the sobering reality is that she has the least prospect of doing so.

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A Crippled Supreme Court Awaits an Election in Which Hillary Clinton Is the Lesser Evil


The next president of the United States will have the power to reshape the nation’s ultimate judicial body—and redefine the meaning and application of the Constitution for a generation or more.

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Bill Blum
Bill Blum

Bill Blum is a former judge and death penalty defense attorney. He is the author of three legal thrillers published by Penguin/Putnam (“Prejudicial Error,” “The Last Appeal” and “The Face of Justice”) and is a contributing writer for California Lawyer magazine. His nonfiction work has appeared in such publications as Crawdaddy magazine, In These Times, The Nation, The Progressive, the ABA Journal, the Orange County Register, the San Jose Mercury News, the Los Angeles Times, LA Weekly and Los Angeles magazine.

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