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Professor Bowman: The Influence of Substantial Assistance in Sentencing Defendants

In a recent op-ed in Slate, “The Reason Prosecutors Hammered Michael Cohen Despite His Cooperation With Robert Mueller,” Professor Frank Bowman examines the conflicting opinions of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York and Robert Mueller’s Special Counsel’s Office regarding the value of Cohen’s level of cooperation. According to Professor Bowman, the crux of the situation…

Professor Bowman Interviewed on Cheddar about the Flynn Sentencing Memo

Professor Frank Bowman was interviewed recently by the internet news site Cheddar about the Gen. Michael Flynn sentencing memo, Special Counsel Mueller Recommends No Jail Time for Michael Flynn. He commented about the timing of the sentencing decision, the heavily redacted memo, how these agreements are created, and what, if anything, can be assumed at this point about the status…

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…