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Professor Bowman’s Latest Op-Ed in Slate Provides Historical Context for Impeachable Offenses

Professor Frank O. Bowman’s recent piece in Slate, “Trump’s Foreign Policy Carnage Is an Impeachable Offense,” summarizes the history of impeachment and concludes that Congress would be within its constitutional authority to impeach Donald Trump. From its origins in 1376, when first used by Parliament in Britain, he writes that “A persistent theme in British impeachments was the charge that…

Missouri Media Seek Professor Bowman’s Expertise on Impeachment

Professor Frank Bowman’s blog, Impeachable Offenses, focuses on federal impeachment procedures. However, as the Missouri General Assembly is set to convene in a special session on May 18 to consider whether or not to impeach Missouri Governor Eric Greitens, various Missouri media outlets recently contacted Bowman to help explain the process. On KY3 TV in Springfield, Mo., Bowman explains that,…

Professor Bowman Writes that Legal Issues Might Cause Trump to Cut Ties with Michael Cohen

On his blog, Impeachable Offenses, and in an op-ed in Slate, “The Vekselberg Case Increases the Odds of Michael Cohen Turning on Donald Trump,” Professor Frank Bowman spells out how the investigation into Michael Cohen exposes the Trump presidency to closer scrutiny by special counsel Robert Mueller. Cohen, Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, created a company whose bank accounts were used…

Professor Bowman Writes that Firings Could Only Slow Down the Process

In his April 16 op-ed in Slate, “It’s Too Late for a New “Saturday Night Massacre,” Professor Frank Bowman suggests that a firing spree of Department of Justice personnel, including special counsel Robert Mueller, is unlikely because, although firings might hinder or delay the multiple federal investigations, it would not resolve President Trump’s legal…

Professor Frank Bowman Explains That Latest News in Mueller Probe Might Not Be Good News for President Trump

Professor Frank Bowman explains that a recent Washington Post report that President Trump “is not a target” in the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller does not mean that Trump should feel relieved. In an April 7 guest commentary by Bowman in The Kansas City Star – “Trump shouldn’t relax to hear he isn’t a ‘target’ in Mueller investigation” and…

Professor Bowman Quoted on Missouri’s Impeachment Process

Professor Frank Bowman was quoted in an article recently published in The Kansas City Star focusing on a Missouri House of Representatives committee formed to investigate the allegations against Governor Eric Greitens, who was indicted last month for felony invasion of privacy. In the article, Professor Bowman says that the Missouri Constitution does not require that the governor be proved…

Professor Bowman Explains How Firing Mueller Affects Grand Jury’s Power

In a recent piece in Politico Magazine, Professor Frank Bowman explains why the grand jury empaneled to investigate the Trump-Russia connection could not continue its work if special counsel Robert Mueller is fired. He follows this up with a blog post on Impeachable Offenses. His piece responds to an earlier Politico article written by law professors David Yassky and Bennett…

Professor Bowman Publishes Op-Ed on How Mueller Can Present Conclusions to Congress

In his latest op-ed for Slate, Professor Frank Bowman discusses the options that special counsel Robert Mueller has if during his investigation into any coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign he finds any legal wrongdoing on the part of the president of the United States. Mueller’s appointment empowers him to prosecute any crimes discovered in the course of the…