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Professor Bowman Responds to NY Times Op-Ed on Suggested Use of the Logan Act by Mueller Investigation

In an op-ed for Slate, Professor Frank Bowman responds to a New York Times op-ed piece, written by Professors Daniel Hemel and Eric Posner of the University of Chicago Law School, that argues that special counsel Robert Mueller should consider using the Logan Act to indict anyone or impeach the president. Professor Bowman points out that Mueller and his team have two intertwined…

Professor Bowman’s Blog Featured in the New York Times

The New York Times recently featured Professor Frank Bowman’s blog, Impeachable Offenses, in “Writers on the Right and Left on Trump’s Pardon of Joe Arpaio.” The article, part of the series “Partisan Writing Roundup,” is a compilation of political writing, featuring various perspectives, regarding President Donald Trump’s pardon of Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio. The Times placed Professor Bowman’s blog among…

Professor Bowman Cautions Against Setting a Dangerous Precedent

Professor Bowman’s article in Slate was recently quoted in Roll Call cautioning against prosecutors setting a dangerous precedent by pursuing politically-motivated investigations against President Trump. The article, “The Investigations Trump Can’t Stop,” discusses state and local-level investigations of the President and his administration. The article also points out that these investigations have come under criticism by some conservatives for being…

Professor Bowman Publishes Op-Ed on the Effectiveness of State Officials Investigating the President

In an op-ed for Slate, Professor Frank Bowman argues that state officials cannot function effectively as “stand-in special prosecutors” of a president or his administration. Other articles published in the news have suggested that, if special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation is shut down, state attorneys general could step up and continue the investigation. In response to these articles, Professor Bowman…

Professor Bowman Discusses Obstacles to Mueller Investigation

An article published by the Wall Street Journal quoted Professor Frank Bowman at length about the limits and potential obstacles to special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation of alleged Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election. The article, “Presidential Self-Pardon Remains a Murky Issue,” examines the issues of presidential self-pardon and whether a president can be indicted. The article also goes…

Professor Bowman Selected for University Teaching Award

Professor Frank O. Bowman III was selected as one of this year’s winners of the Gold Chalk Award, which recognizes university faculty members “who have made significant contributions to the education and training of graduate and professional students,” according to the award’s website. The award is one of four presented by the MU Graduate Professional Council, and one faculty member…