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


Jan 28th, 2020

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


Dec 6th, 2019

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


May 21st, 2019

The Failures of the Mueller Report’s Campaign Finance Analysis


May 3rd, 2019

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


Jan 25th, 2019

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


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


Jul 2nd, 2018

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