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2017-05-18 01:26:08 UTC
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Ethical Quote Of The Month: Former Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz

“If it was a polite request saying, ‘Oh, you know, he’s a good guy, Flynn, I
wish you’d back off this thing,’ that’s not an obstruction of justice. If it
was a command, it would raise stronger problems.”
—Retired Harvard law professor , Constitutional scholar, lawyer, liberal and
CNN commentator Alan Dershowitz, trying to explain to MSNBC what
“obstruction of justice” means.


I’ve never been a Dershowitz fan, but when the List of Shame is complied
after the Post 2016 Election Ethics Train Wreck has finally ground to a
halt, he’ll be on another list: the one containing those who maintained
their integrity.
He needn’t have bothered: the news media/Democratic Party/ “resistance'”
collective has already labelled James Comey’s so far only rumored “memo”
recounting that the President asked the then-FBI Director, in a private
meeting in February, to close the FBI investigation of Trump’s former
national security adviser, Michael Flynn, proof of criminal motives and
acts.

The New York Times learned of the memo from two people who claim they had
read it. One of them read part of the memo to a Times journalist. According
to these unnamed sources’ description of the memo, Trump told Comey, “I hope
you can let this go” in a meeting that took place the day after Flynn was
forced to resign.

“I hope you can let this go” would be consistent with what Dershowitz, no
Trump supporter but apparently yet to be infected with the integrity- and
logic-destoying anti-Trump virus, accurately described as “not an
obstruction of justice.”

The Times, however, a card-carrying member of the “overturn the election”
cabal—we know this because it stated last August that defeating Trump
justified tossing journalism ethics into the trash, and because since the
election, its pages have from the book reviews to the op-ed pages have been
filled anti-Trump propaganda—called Trump’s reported request “the clearest
evidence that the president has tried to directly influence the Justice
Department and FBI investigation” into links between Trump associates and
Russia. This must mean that there is no evidence, at all, since saying “I
hope you can let this go” is barely influence at all.

The news of the alleged memo was breathlessly hailed by the “Can we impeach
him now?” fanatics, including some readers of this blog who should know
better and once did, as a “bombshell.” As Alan Dershowitz dispassionately
points out, and as I have in the comment threads, it’s no bombshell. This is
not remarkable observation; a New York Times contributor was even allowed
to agree with Dershowitz. (The Times can’t completely commit to the lynch
mob, for then its efforts to aid and abet would be less valuable. It’s quite
a tightrope these people are walking….). Constitutional law prof Elizabeth
Price Foley wrote,

But as distasteful as the president’s statements may be, they do not
constitute an obstruction of justice. Indeed, if they did, virtually every
communication between criminal defense lawyers and investigators would be a
crime.

Section 1510 of Title 18 of the United States Code addresses obstruction of
criminal investigations. It is a narrow statute, criminalizing only willful
acts “by means of bribery” that have the effect of obstructing the
communication of information about crimes to federal investigators. Even
assuming Mr. Comey’s memo is accurate, there is no indication that President
Trump willfully attempted to bribe the F.B.I. director. As the Supreme Court
stated in United States v. Sun-Diamond Growers of California, “for bribery
there must be a quid pro quo — a specific intent to give or receive
something of value in exchange for an official act.”

There is no evidence of a quid pro quo. Even assuming, for the sake of
argument, that Mr. Trump intended an implied offer of continued employment
in exchange for Mr. Comey’s dismissal of the Flynn investigation, it would
be implausible for Mr. Comey to construe it as such. Mr. Comey was aware
that he was an at-will employee who could be fired by the president at any
time, for any reason. Indeed, when President Obama endorsed Hillary Clinton
for president in June 2016 — during the height of the F.B.I.’s investigation
into Secretary Clinton’s private email server — it would have been similarly
implausible for Mr. Comey to construe Mr. Obama’s pro-Clinton remarks as an
implicit offer of continued employment, in exchange for dropping the Clinton
investigation. Even though Mr. Comey dropped the investigation one month
later, he presumably knew that although it would please both Mr. Obama and
Mrs. Clinton, it would not insulate him from being fired.

But even if one adopted an unprecedentedly broad conception of bribery, Mr.
Trump’s purported statement still would not violate Section 1510. The
statute is designed to preserve the free flow of information, prohibiting
only acts that obstruct investigators’ access to information. Bribery of a
potential witness, for example, is behavior prohibited by Section 1510. But
telling the F.B.I. director that someone is a “good guy” and expressing the
hope that an investigation will cease does not obstruct the free flow of
information.

Another, broader federal obstruction statute is Section 1505 of Title 18,
but even this statute does not fit. Specifically, Section 1505 declares that
anyone who “corruptly” endeavors to obstruct the proper administration of
law “under which any pending proceeding is being had before any department
or agency of the United States” is guilty of a felony. Even putting aside
the difficulty of proving, beyond a reasonable doubt, that President Trump’s
brief and generalized words evinced the necessary “corrupt” mind-set,
Section 1510 applies only to a “pending proceeding.”

In the almost 120 years since Section 1505 and its predecessor have been on
the books, no court appears to have ever held that an ongoing F.B.I.
investigation qualifies as a “pending proceeding” within the meaning of the
statute. Instead, Section 1505 applies to court or court-like proceedings to
enforce federal law. In addition to prosecutions (where charges have been
filed with a court), such proceedings include actions of enforcement by
federal agencies such as the Internal Revenue Service, Securities and
Exchange Commission or National Labor Relations Board, in which the agency
has broad powers not merely to investigate statutory violations, but also to
enforce them via subpoena or other administrative proceedings….Because the
F.B.I. lacks enforcement power, its investigations are not a “pending
proceeding,” and courts that have considered the question have so concluded.
The legislative history, moreover, confirms that Congress did not intend
Section 1505 to reach F.B.I. investigations. The House Judiciary Committee
report declared that “attempts to obstruct a criminal investigation or
inquiry before a proceeding has been initiated are not within the scope of
the proscription” of Section 1505 (italics added for emphasis).

No court has interpreted Section 1505’s “pending proceeding” language to
include statements such as those purportedly made by President Trump for a
reason. Such generic “he’s-a-good-guy-can’t-you-drop-the-charges?”
statements are routinely made to investigators and prosecutors. Defending
one’s self, client or friend is a natural instinct, and beseeching leniency
is not tantamount to obstruction. Holding otherwise would endorse a
breathtaking expansion of obstruction, and be utterly inconsistent with
First Amendment freedoms.

Hey, but why allow little matters like what the law actually says and means
to interfere with fear-mongering, exaggeration, hate and hysteria in the
service of an insurrection by public outcry and the triumph of the news
media and Virtuous Left? The idea, it is clear, is to pile up as many
non-impeachable incidents as possible, and by misrepresenting them, seek to
remove a duly elected President by sheer quantity, ignorance and emotion.

Foley deals with this too:

“Principled objections to Mr. Trump’s policies and leadership style should
not blind opponents to the dangers of repeated, knee-jerk calls for criminal
prosecution of the president of the United States. Let the evidence unfold,
and reserve serious charges if and when the evidence warrants it. Crying
wolf undermines the credibility of the opposition, further divides an
already deeply divided country and breeds cynicism about American
institutions that is as dangerous to our republic, if not more, than outside
meddling.”

Funny, all of that sounds like something I might have written, and more than
once.
jew pedophile Ron Jacobson (jew pedophile Baruch 'Barry' Shein's jew aliash)
2017-05-18 13:28:31 UTC
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On Wed, 17 May 2017 18:26:08 -0700, "NOT Michael Ejercito"
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https://ethicsalarms.com/2017/05/17/ethical-quote-of-the-month-former-harvard-law-professor-alan-dershowitz/
Ethical Quote Of The Month: Former Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz
LOLOK! The jew asshole Dershowitz is EXEMPT from ethics, just like
the rest of his subhuman semitic race.

Cheers!

RJ (preferred jew aliash)
jew pedophile Baruch 'Barry' Shein
2017-05-18 14:21:49 UTC
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On Wed, 17 May 2017 18:26:08 -0700, "NOT Michael Ejercito"
Post by Michael Ejercito
https://ethicsalarms.com/2017/05/17/ethical-quote-of-the-month-former-harvard-law-professor-alan-dershowitz/
Ethical Quote Of The Month: Former Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz
LOLOK! The jew asshole Dershowitz is EXEMPT from ethics, just like
the rest of his subhuman semitic race.
Cheers!
RJ (preferred jew aliash)
Well, yesh.

BZS
jew pedophile Ron Jacobson (jew pedophile Baruch 'Barry' Shein's jew aliash)
2017-05-18 15:53:22 UTC
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On Wed, 17 May 2017 18:26:08 -0700, "NOT Michael Ejercito"
Post by Michael Ejercito
https://ethicsalarms.com/2017/05/17/ethical-quote-of-the-month-former-harvard-law-professor-alan-dershowitz/
Ethical Quote Of The Month: Former Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz
LOLOK! The jew asshole Dershowitz is EXEMPT from ethics, just like
the rest of his subhuman semitic race.
Cheers!
RJ (preferred jew aliash)
Well, yesh.
BZS
Indeed jew pedophile Baruch 'Barry' Shein!

Cheers!

RJ (preferred jew aliash)
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2017-05-18 16:34:32 UTC
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BZS
Indeed
Indeed, you ARE nothing but a miserable housebound WANKER, Goran!
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Cheers!
BTW, "cheers"??? Is that what you say when you are about to swallow your own
jizz, you housebound cocksucking wanker? <BG>
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Michael Ejercito
2017-05-18 16:56:53 UTC
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On Thu, 18 May 2017 07:21:49 -0700, jew pedophile Baruch 'Barry' Shein
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On Wed, 17 May 2017 18:26:08 -0700, "NOT Michael Ejercito"
https://ethicsalarms.com/2017/05/17/ethical-quote-of-the-month-former-harvard-law-professor-alan->>>>dershowitz/
Ethical Quote Of The Month: Former Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz
LOLOK! The jew asshole Dershowitz is EXEMPT from ethics, just like
the rest of his subhuman semitic race.
Mangina, he is bound by ethics.

You defy ethics.
Post by jew pedophile Ron Jacobson (jew pedophile Baruch 'Barry' Shein's jew aliash)
Post by jew pedophile Baruch 'Barry' Shein
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Cheers!
RJ (preferred jew aliash)
Well, yesh.
BZS
Indeed jew pedophile Baruch 'Barry' Shein!
I also note that you failed to address the content of the article.

Why am I not surprised?


Michael
jew pedophile Ron Jacobson (jew pedophile Baruch 'Barry' Shein's jew aliash)
2017-05-18 19:21:46 UTC
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https://ethicsalarms.com/2017/05/17/ethical-quote-of-the-month-former-harvard-law-professor-alan->>>>dershowitz/
Ethical Quote Of The Month: Former Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz
LOLOK! The jew asshole Dershowitz is EXEMPT from ethics, just like
the rest of his subhuman semitic race.
Mangina, he is bound by ethics.
Dreckgook, he is EXEMPT from ethics and ALLERGIC to them.
Post by Michael Ejercito
You defy ethics.
Your tagalong language don't even got, a greeking WORD for ethics.
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Post by jew pedophile Baruch 'Barry' Shein
Post by jew pedophile Ron Jacobson (jew pedophile Baruch 'Barry' Shein's jew aliash)
Cheers!
RJ (preferred jew aliash)
Well, yesh.
BZS
Indeed jew pedophile Baruch 'Barry' Shein!
I also note that you failed to address the content of the article.
Greek the article and greek its content, dreckgook. I don't read jew
plagiarisms.
Post by Michael Ejercito
Why am I not surprised?
Michael
WHY are you still in your host country? WHY haven't the ICE police
rounded you up yet?

Cheers!

RJ (preferred jew aliash)
The Peeler
2017-05-18 21:21:58 UTC
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Mangina, he is bound by ethics.
Dreckgook, he is EXEMPT from ethics and ALLERGIC to them.
Dreckserb, you are PROJECTING!
Post by jew pedophile Ron Jacobson (jew pedophile Baruch 'Barry' Shein's jew aliash)
Post by Michael Ejercito
You defy ethics.
Your tagalong language don't even got, a greeking WORD for ethics.
Psychotic NONSENSE!
Post by jew pedophile Ron Jacobson (jew pedophile Baruch 'Barry' Shein's jew aliash)
Post by Michael Ejercito
I also note that you failed to address the content of the article.
Greek the article and greek its content, dreckgook. I don't read jew
plagiarisms.
Instead, your "life" keeps "greeking" YOU ...and obviously VERY hard!
Post by jew pedophile Ron Jacobson (jew pedophile Baruch 'Barry' Shein's jew aliash)
Post by Michael Ejercito
Why am I not surprised?
Michael
WHY are you still in your host country? WHY haven't the ICE police
rounded you up yet?
Why do you keep asking retarded questions? Because you ARE a retard? LOL
Post by jew pedophile Ron Jacobson (jew pedophile Baruch 'Barry' Shein's jew aliash)
Cheers!
BTW, "cheers"??? Is that what you say when you are about to swallow your own
jizz, you housebound cocksucking wanker? <BG>
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the desperate psycho can't SLEEP anymore,
she can't get out of the house anymore,
she got NOBODY to talk to anymore,
she can't FUCK anymore,
she got no life outside Usenet AT ALL!
Michael Ejercito
2017-05-18 23:01:30 UTC
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"jew pedophile Ron Jacobson (jew pedophile Baruch 'Barry' Shein's jew
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Mangina, he is bound by ethics.
Dreckgook, he is EXEMPT from ethics and ALLERGIC to them.
Not that you can show.
Post by jew pedophile Ron Jacobson (jew pedophile Baruch 'Barry' Shein's jew aliash)
Post by Michael Ejercito
You defy ethics.
Your tagalong language don't even got, a greeking WORD for ethics.
Nithing, there is nothing tagalong (whatever the fuck that is) about my
language.


Michael
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2017-05-19 13:15:06 UTC
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"jew pedophile Ron Jacobson (jew pedophile Baruch 'Barry' Shein's jew
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Post by Michael Ejercito
Mangina, he is bound by ethics.
Dreckgook, he is EXEMPT from ethics and ALLERGIC to them.
Not that you can show.
YOU do the showing when WHITE people demand it, asshole!
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Post by jew pedophile Ron Jacobson (jew pedophile Baruch 'Barry' Shein's jew aliash)
Post by Michael Ejercito
You defy ethics.
Your tagalong language don't even got, a greeking WORD for ethics.
Nithing, there is nothing tagalong (whatever the fuck that is) about my
language.
Michael
Dreckgook, tagalong is the language babbled by Flips in your Asiatic
shithole, the Flippines.

Cheers!

RJ (preferred jew aliash)
The Peeler
2017-05-19 14:29:16 UTC
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Nithing, there is nothing tagalong (whatever the fuck that is) about my
language.
Michael
Dreckgook, tagalong is the language babbled by Flips in your Asiatic
shithole, the Flippines.
What a load of psychotic bullshit! <tsk>
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Cheers!
BTW, "cheers"??? Is that what you say when you are about to swallow jizz,
you housebound cocksucking wanker? <BG>
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2017-05-19 15:06:45 UTC
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sick old child-rapist Andrew "Andrzej" Baron (aka "Exorcist Missile") wrote:

[sub-drivel flushed]

He raped kiddies BOTH in Warsaw and London, the filthy nazoid perv!
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2017-05-18 16:15:20 UTC
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Cheers!
RJ (preferred jew aliash)
Well, yesh.
"Yesh"? Your filthy serbian gob full of your own jizz again? <BG>
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BZS
"BZS"??? Is that the sound you make when you squeeze your own jizz through
your teeth, you housebound cocksucker?
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the desperate psycho can't SLEEP anymore,
she can't get out of the house anymore,
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she can't FUCK anymore,
she got no life outside Usenet AT ALL!
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Ethical Quote Of The Month: Former Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz
LOLOK! The jew asshole Dershowitz is EXEMPT from ethics, just like
the rest of his subhuman semitic race.
HE and THEY don't come across as such. YOU indeed do, you abnormal
psychopathic swine!
Post by jew pedophile Ron Jacobson (jew pedophile Baruch 'Barry' Shein's jew aliash)
Cheers!
BTW, "cheers"??? Is that what you say when you are about to swallow your own
jizz, you housebound cocksucking wanker? <BG>
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with vaginas."
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In article <***@4ax.com>,
a shiteating cowardly nazoid sub-louse PEDO named Andrew "Andrzej"
LOLOK! The Jew Dershowitz is
A professor in Harvard... while YOU peddle defective, pirated
software for a "living"! LOL innit!
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