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Professor Bowman: Presidential Pardons and the Problem of Impunity

Frank O. Bowman, III is a University of Missouri Curators’ Distinguished Professor and Floyd R. Gibson Missouri Endowed Professor of Law. Recently he has been writing about the issues that may arise if President Trump issues pardons to his family and associates, or perhaps even to himself. The results of his research are in the article, “Presidential Pardons and the…

Professor Bowman: Abuse of Presidential Pardons Is An Impeachable Offense

In his recent op-ed in Slate, “Jerome Corsi and Donald Trump Are Playing With Fire,” Professor Frank Bowman writes that Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team are faced with a group of potential witnesses who do not respond to the formal rules and structure of criminal law. Recently, after negotiating a plea offer with Mueller, Jerome Corsi decided to…

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…