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Bill Blum

Bill Blum

Bill Blum is a former administrative law judge and death penalty defense attorney. He is the author of three legal thrillers published by Penguin/Putnam and a contributing writer for California Lawyer Magazine. His non-fiction work has appeared in a wide variety of publications, ranging from The Nation and The Progressive to the Los Angeles Times, the L.A. Weekly and Los Angeles Magazine.

Articles by this author

 

What We Can Learn from the Derek Chauvin Trial

After a long and shameful history of police violence against Black people, the George Floyd murder case might finally bring about some justice.

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25th Amendment or Impeachment? The Answer: Both

The punishment would fit the crime, and he’d be stripped of unwarranted perks.

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Unequal Justice: The Treachery of Samuel Alito

His record of arch-conservatism makes him more closely akin to a Fox News host than a Supreme Court Justice.

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Confirmation Hearings Exposed Barrett as a Hardcore Rightwing Activist

Her goal on the court will be to drive America back to the days before the New Deal and the civil rights movement.

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Trump: Will We Ever Lock Him Up?

Trump’s misconduct in office could lead to criminal prosecution.

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Unequal Justice: Trump's Supreme Takeover

If the president gets to appoint another SCOTUS judge, we'll be paying the price for decades to come.

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Unequal Justice: Trump Isn't Above the Law, But Taxes May Stay Hidden

Even after a pair of landmark decisions delivered by the Supreme Court, we still aren’t going to see the President’s financial records any time soon.

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Will Trump Be Held Accountable for the Blood on His Hands?

Establishing the President's civil or criminal liability will be a tough sell, but not impossible.

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