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:

Author: Jed Shugerman

Legal historian at Fordham Law School, teaching Torts, Administrative Law, and Constitutional History. Father of three, married to a Canadian, but I'm not laughing at any of the "So you really can move to Canada!" jokes in 2016. 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'm working on the Emoluments litigation against Trump, as well as a history of prosecutors and American politics, and another project on the origins of "independent agencies" in America.

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