Norman L. Eisen

Guest Author

Ambassador Norman Eisen (ret.) (@NormEisen) served as special counsel to the House Judiciary Committee majority during the impeachment proceedings and trial of President Donald J. Trump in 2019 to 2020. Eisen was the U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic from 2011 to 2014. From January 2009 to January 2011, Eisen worked in the White House as special counsel and special assistant to the president for ethics and government reform. Eisen received his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1991 and his B.A. from Brown University in 1985, both with honors. Eisen is also on LinkedIn.

Articles by this author:

What Happens After Supreme Court Rejects Trump’s Absolute Immunity: Mapping 3 Scenarios

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May 10th, 2024

Trump Trials Clearinghouse

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Apr 26th, 2024

Why Trump Will Likely be Held in Contempt and What Then

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Apr 25th, 2024

American Autocracy Threat Tracker

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Apr 24th, 2024

41 Star Witnesses and Bit Players in Trump’s NY Criminal Trial

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Apr 17th, 2024

Trump’s Promise to Free Jan. 6 Inmates in DC Jail — Almost All of Them Assaulted Law Enforcement Officers

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Apr 2nd, 2024

A Complete Guide to the Manhattan Trump Election Interference Prosecution

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Mar 27th, 2024

January 6 Clearinghouse

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Mar 14th, 2024

When Special Counsel Smith’s January 6th Trial Will Reach a Verdict: Analyzing the Alternative Timelines

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Mar 1st, 2024

What to Expect Following Trump’s Civil Fraud Judgment: A Primer on the Appeals Process and More

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Feb 23rd, 2024

A Guide to Thursday’s Hearing on Trump’s Motion to Dismiss the Manhattan Prosecution

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Feb 14th, 2024

Dissecting Trump’s “Peacefully and Patriotically” Defense of the January 6th Attack

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Feb 8th, 2024

How Long Will Trump’s Immunity Appeal Take? Analyzing the Alternative Timelines

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Feb 6th, 2024

The Fulton County Disqualification Allegations: Myths, Facts and Unknowns

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Jan 30th, 2024

Why Fani Willis Is Not Disqualified Under Georgia Law

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Jan 21st, 2024

The E. Jean Carroll I Case: Explaining Trump’s Second Civil Defamation Trial

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Jan 15th, 2024

How Long Will Trump’s DC Immunity Appeal Take? Analyzing the Alternative Timelines

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Jan 9th, 2024

An Analysis of the Biden Impeachment Inquiry

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Dec 13th, 2023

Michigan False Electors Prosecution Faces A Court Test

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Dec 11th, 2023

How DOJ’s New Reveal – Trump Agent’s Effort to Cause Violence to Stop Vote Count – Matches Trump Election Lie About Detroit

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Dec 7th, 2023

10 Questions Prosecutors Should Ask Ken Chesebro

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Dec 4th, 2023

Kenneth Chesebro: A Chief Architect of the False Elector Scheme

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Nov 28th, 2023

Dissecting Kenneth Chesebro’s Proffer Statement: What’s Hidden, What’s Revealed

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Nov 20th, 2023

DOJ Will Use Trump’s Continued Embrace of Jan. 6 Rioters to Prove Its Case

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Nov 10th, 2023

The NY Trump Civil Fraud Trial: From Tipping Point to Toppling Over


Oct 3rd, 2023

Tucker Carlson, Viktor Orbán and the Anti-Democracy Playbook

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Sep 15th, 2023

Answering Judge Jones’ Question About Removal of Meadows’ Case

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Aug 30th, 2023

Removal of Criminal Cases to Federal Court: 25 FAQ’s

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Aug 28th, 2023

The Hatch Act Bars Meadows’ Removal Bid

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Aug 27th, 2023

Chart: Names of the “Unindicted Co-Conspirators” in Fulton County, Georgia Indictment

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Aug 25th, 2023

Quick Reference Guides for the Fulton County Election Interference Charges

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Aug 24th, 2023

The Just Security Podcast: The Trump Indictment in Georgia

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Aug 17th, 2023

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