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Lorin Reisner Examines “Mueller Doctrine” and Barr’s Response in Op-Ed in Bloomberg Law

May 3, 2019

An op-ed by litigation partner Lorin Reisner entitled “’Mueller Doctrine’ Prevented Finding That Trump Committed Crimes” was published by Bloomberg Law and U.S. Law Week on May 3. In the piece, Lorin observes that, based on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s conclusion that he was constitutionally prohibited from finding that President Trump committed a crime, regardless of the evidence, Mueller could only exonerate the president or abstain from reaching a conclusion. In light of that, Lorin notes that Attorney General William Barr’s letter to Congress included serious falsehoods.

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