Muell-tide

Once upon a time, we celebrated “Fitzmas.” (The 2005-06 Fitzgerald investigation into Valerie Plame leaks by Rove and Libby) Now do we await “Muell-tide” (Myule-tide)? That’s better than Muellukkah. [A twitter follower @jhohos suggests “Mueller Time,” and that’s even better]

We have lots to anticipate optimistically. The Mueller appointment is outstanding. This riveting must-read article is one reason why:

https://www.washingtonian.com/2013/05/30/forged-under-firebob-mueller-and-jim-comeys-unusual-friendship/

Author: Jed Shugerman

Legal historian at Fordham Law School, teaching Torts, Administrative Law, and Constitutional History. JD/PhD in History, Yale. Red Sox and Celtics fan, youth soccer coach. Author of "The People's Courts: Pursuing Judicial Independence in America" (2012) on the rise of judicial elections in America. I filed an amicus brief in the Emoluments litigation against Trump along with a great team of historians. I'm working on "The Rise of the Prosecutor Politicians," a history of prosecutors and American politics, and another project on the origins of independent agencies in America.

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