Bob Bauer

Guest Author

Bob Bauer served as White House Counsel to President Barack Obama and was a senior adviser to the Biden campaign. He is Professor of Practice and Distinguished Scholar in Residence at New York University School of Law.

He is the author of several books: United States Federal Election Law (1982, 1984), Soft Money Hard Law: A Guide to the New Campaign Finance Law (2002) and More Soft Money Hard Law: The Second Edition of the Guide to the New Campaign Finance Law (2004) and numerous articles for law reviews and periodicals.

Articles by this author:

Questions for Senators to Ask the Legal Teams During the Impeachment Trial

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Feb 12th, 2021

Political Self-Interest and the Impeachable Offense: A Reply to Professor Bobbitt

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Jan 28th, 2020

Announcement: Bipartisan Program on Congress’ Role in National Security and Oversight, Dec. 12

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Dec 6th, 2019

The Three-Level Game in the White House Effort to Block McGahn’s Testimony

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May 21st, 2019

The Failures of the Mueller Report’s Campaign Finance Analysis

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May 3rd, 2019

The Withering of the Giuliani Defense of “No Crime of Collusion” in Wake of Roger Stone’s Indictment

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Jan 25th, 2019

Coming to Terms with the Impeachment Process: The Case for Starting a Formal Inquiry

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Jan 3rd, 2019

Yes, Collusion: The Legal Significance of the New Mueller Revelations

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Nov 29th, 2018

Why the First Amendment Does Not Protect Trump Campaign Collusion with Wikileaks and Russia

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Nov 2nd, 2018

Judge Kavanaugh’s Testimony on His Constitutional View of Presidential Immunity is Misleading—and It Also Clinches the Case for Recusal

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Sep 6th, 2018

Setting the Record Straight: Brett Kavanaugh’s Views on Criminal Investigation of the President

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Jul 12th, 2018

Kennedy’s Replacement: Presidential Self-Interest and the Functions of the Confirmation Process

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Jul 2nd, 2018

Trump’s Escalating Assault on the Justice Department:  Time to Review Dershowitz’s Defense of Unreviewable Presidential Control of Federal Law Enforcement

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May 21st, 2018

Nixon’s Long Shadow: Donald Trump’s Emerging Constitutional Defense Against Investigation–and Indictment

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May 3rd, 2018

The Charging Mystery in the Russia Indictments—And Its Indication of What Comes Next in the Mueller Investigation

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Feb 17th, 2018

The Indictment of Russia’s Super PAC and the Open Question of Trump Campaign Complicity

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Feb 16th, 2018