We thought to provide a set of reading materials from relevant Just Security articles in preparation for Monday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing with former acting attorney general Sally Yates. The hearing is scheduled for 2:30 pm ET.
I. Logan Act and Flynn
- Ryan Goodman, Why Trump Associates Should Worry A Lot More About the Logan Act
- Tim Zick, Why You Should Doubt Reports that the First Amendment Would Protect Gen. Flynn from Prosecution under the Logan Act
- Ryan Goodman and Steve Vladeck, Q&A: Could Michael Flynn Be Prosecuted Under the Logan Act?
- Steve Vladeck, The President-Elect and the Logan Act
II. Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA)
- Steve Vladeck, A Primer on the Foreign Agents Registration Act—and Related Laws Trump Officials May Have Broken
- Steve Vladeck, We Have Met the Enemy, and He Is…?
- Steve Vladeck, [Calling it] Treason Doth Never Prosper…
IV. Flynn Testimony and Immunity
- Alex Whiting, Flynn’s Public Offer to Testify for Immunity Suggests He May Have Nothing to Say
- Alex Whiting, Why Flynn Isn’t Getting Immunity Anytime Soon
V. Yates’ Testimony and Justice Dep’t Departure
- Andy Wright, Sally Yates, Russia Testimony & Executive Privilege in the Trump Era
- Marty Lederman, Sally Yates Did the Right Thing
VI. Congressional Investigations
- Kate Brannen & Andy Wright, Q&A on Senate Intelligence Committee Press Conference with Burr and Warner
- Andy Wright, Five Reasons Why the Republican Russia “Investigation” Falls Short
- Andy Wright, A 9/11 Commission Approach to the Russian Hack of the DNC
- Ryan Goodman and Andy Wright, Problems with the Focus on Leaks as Trump’s Defense to Russia Investigation