Non Sequiturs: 12.23.18

* Nancy Gertner and Laurence Tribe take Alan Dershowitz to task for his unorthodox analysis of the sentencing proceedings of General Michael Flynn. [Boston Globe] * In this elegant essay, Jane Chong uses two notable new books — To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment, by Laurence Tribe and Joshua Matz, and the updated …

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Morning Docket: 12.18.18

* Michael Flynn’s going in for sentencing today. My money is on him not throwing out the plea deal over materiality. [National Law Journal] * Meanwhile, some of his old cronies have been charged for acting as illegal agents of Turkey, which is not the cooperation that’s getting the most attention, but it’s the cooperation …

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Morning Docket: 12.05.18

* Mueller suggests no jail time for Flynn based on the former National Security Advisor’s extensive cooperation. Um… that’s interesting. [CNBC] * Jeffrey Epstein settles a civil suit against him, and no one could be happier than Labor Secretary Alex Acosta who can hope this allows the story to blow over without any more inquiry …

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