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About Augustus P. Howard

Augustus P. Howard, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Cambridge, holds a B.A. from Williams College, an M.Phil. from the University of Cambridge, and a J.D. from Duke University School of Law. He has also served as a law clerk on the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Lessons from Bill: Call the S.O.B.

In January 2016, Bill Clinton’s presidential library made public transcripts of telephone calls between the president and British Prime Minister Tony Blair. The calls, placed between May 1997 and December 2000, represent, as the New York Times noted, “a time capsule . . . captur[ing] the priorities and perceptions of the moment that,

By | 2019-06-25T16:26:14-07:00 June 25th, 2019|

The Mueller Investigation Is the Fruit of a Poisonous Tree—There Must Be Pardons

There is an important reason why courts do not admit evidence that stems from corrupt law enforcement or prosecutorial activity—evidence known in law as “the fruit of the poisonous tree.” If corrupt governmental activities lead to convictions, and the threat of such convictions is used to trample upon the rights of free citizens,

By | 2019-05-02T22:11:15-07:00 May 2nd, 2019|

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