CNN commentary

By Thomas Moukawsher / May 14, 2024 /

CNN Judge Moukawsher comments during the ongoing Trump hush money trial. Thomas Moukawsher – Quest Means Business – CNN – 19th April -Quest Means Business-2024-04-19 (1).MP4

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Newsweek: Newsweek: Actually, Donald Trump Is a Little Like Al Capone

By Thomas Moukawsher / May 12, 2024 /

Newsweek Actually, Donald Trump Is a Little Like Al Capone | Opinion Published May 08, 2024 at 11:32 AM EDTUpdated May 08, 2024 at 1:52 PM EDT By Thomas G. Moukawsher Retired Judge and Author Former President Donald Trump came closer to the truth than he realized when he compared his legal dilemma to Al Capone’s—just not in the way…

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Newsweek: No Presidential Immunity for Personal Crimes

By Thomas Moukawsher / May 12, 2024 /

Newsweek No Presidential Immunity for Personal Crimes Dressed in ‘Official’ Clothing | Opinion Published Apr 25, 2024 at 5:09 PM EDTUpdated Apr 26, 2024 at 9:05 AM EDT By Thomas G. Moukawsher Retired Judge and Author   After months of delay, the Supreme Court on Thursday heard former President Donald Trump’s claim that he is immune from prosecution for crimes committed as…

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Newsweek: How Do You Try Donald Trump?

By Thomas Moukawsher / May 12, 2024 /

Newsweek How Do You Try Donald Trump? A Former Judge Weighs In | Opinion Published Apr 15, 2024 at 4:00 AM EDTUpdated Apr 15, 2024 at 9:00 AM EDT By Thomas G. Moukawsher Retired Judge and Author When former President Donald Trump’s hush money trial starts on Monday, April 15, the presiding judge, Juan Merchan,…

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Newsweek: Inaction on Gerrymandering Threatens Democracy

By Thomas Moukawsher / April 7, 2024 /

Newsweek Why Supreme Court Inaction on Gerrymandering Threatens Democracy | Opinion Published Apr 05, 2024 at 6:23 AM EDT By Thomas G. Moukawsher Retired Judge and Author Ours is a representative democracy. The people pass federal laws through their representatives. But what happens when those representatives loosen their connection to the people so much that they cease…

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Newsweek: Let Trump Appeal

By Thomas Moukawsher / April 7, 2024 /

Newsweek Let Trump Appeal the New York Fraud Ruling, Not Evade It | Opinion Published Mar 26, 2024 at 9:39 AM EDT Updated Mar 26, 2024 at 9:57 AM EDT By Thomas G. Moukawsher Retired Judge and Author Hit with an more than $350 million fraud judgment in New York, former President Donald Trump claimed he couldn’t provide some $454 million in security. Now…

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Newsweek: No Country for Law Men

By Thomas Moukawsher / April 7, 2024 /

Newsweek No Country for Law Men: The GOP Votes to Defund the FBI | Opinion Published Mar 22, 2024 at 5:37 AM EDTUpdated Mar 25, 2024 at 10:04 AM EDT By Thomas G. Moukawsher Retired Judge and Author It is a supreme irony that with urban Democratic leaders easing ill-advised restrictions on police, Republicans in Congress have managed the only successful federal attempt…

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Salon: Wrong Immunity Ruling Could Lead to Dictatorship

By Thomas Moukawsher / April 7, 2024 /

Salon COMMENTARY With Jan. 6 case, the Supreme Court could take America down the dark road to dictatorship At a crucial crossroads for American democracy, the Supreme Court slow walks Trump’s immunity issue By THOMAS G. MOUKAWSHER   With the Supreme Court granting certiorari to Donald Trump on his immunity claims regarding the January 6th trial in Washington, we have…

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Salon: Duck and Cover on the Question of Disqualification

By Thomas Moukawsher / April 7, 2024 /

Salon  COMMENTARY Supreme Court’s Colorado ballot decision exposes the lie behind conservatives’ claims of textualism SCOTUS pulls a duck and cover on the question of disqualification By THOMAS G. MOUKAWSHER In overturning the Colorado Supreme Court’s disqualification of Donald Trump from the ballot, the Supreme Court conveniently ducked its responsibility and covered Section 3 of the 14th Amendment…

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Salon: Trump has one trick up his sleeve to dodge crushing judgment

By Thomas Moukawsher / February 25, 2024 /

Salon.com COMMENTARY Trump has one trick up his sleeve to dodge crushing NY fraud judgment How Donald Trump runs rings around the robed ones By THOMAS G. MOUKAWSHER PUBLISHED FEBRUARY 16, 2024 3:50PM (EST) Former U.S. President Donald Trump arrives at a pre-trial hearing in a hush money case at Manhattan Criminal Court on February 15,…

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