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Ankush Khardori

  1. court appearances
    Decoding Elon Musk’s Legal SurrenderWhat was the strategy here?
  2. exhibit a
    It’s Blindingly Clear the Feds Failed to Investigate Trump’s FinancesLetitia James’s fraud lawsuit is also an indictment of the Justice Department.
  3. exhibit a
    Geoffrey Berman Says the Next Trump Administration Would Be WorseThe former top federal prosecutor in Manhattan had up-close experience with some of the worst figures in the Justice Department.
  4. exhibit a
    Trump’s Court Victory Is More Dangerous Than It LooksIt’s good to be the former president.
  5. justice
    Mar-a-Lago and the Never-ending Case Against TrumpWhat happens to the rule of law in purgatory?
  6. exhibit a
    Making Sense of the Trump RaidAfter a summer of intense criticism, Merrick Garland’s Justice Department takes its boldest step yet in pursuit of the former president.
  7. exhibit a
    I Used to Work on Cases Like Twitter v. Musk. Here’s What Will Happen Next.Twitter’s lawsuit against Elon Musk will head to court on October 17. Get ready to watch it with an insider’s eye.
  8. exhibit a
    Lock Him Up?: 8 Big Takeaways From the January 6 CommitteeThe committee’s latest session encapsulated both the most impressive and most frustrating aspects of these hearings.
  9. exhibit a
    The Odds Are Going Up That Trump Could Be ChargedCassidy Hutchinson advances the 1/6 committee’s theory of the case, though it’s not a slam dunk.
  10. life after roe
    The End of Abortion Rights Is Trump’s Big PaybackHe promised Republicans a Court conservative enough to overturn Roe so long as they tolerated his corruption and criminality. It worked.
  11. exhibit a
    It’s Been a Bad Month for the Donald Trump Innocence ProjectHis media supporters denounce the January 6 hearings as a show trial even as they stand by John Durham, a politically driven prosecutor.
  12. politics
    Is the Justice Department Incompetent?Federal prosecutors have suffered a string of high-profile losses that point to long-term institutional problems.
  13. the law
    What Project Veritas Founder James O’Keefe Won’t SayHe claims he’s being railroaded over Ashley Biden’s diary, but he could end the speculation by answering a few simple questions.
  14. the law
    Big Law’s Big HypocritesWhy are self-styled progressive lawyers working for Jeffrey Epstein’s friend, Leon Black?
  15. scandals
    Ginni Thomas and the Conservative Rot at the Supreme CourtHer deranged texts don’t just spur ethical and legal questions, but reflect much larger problems among the conservative majority.
  16. the republican party
    Beware Bill BarrHis new book shows we have as much to fear from him as Donald Trump.
  17. crime
    The Son Who Brought Down His Insurrectionist FatherGuy Reffitt was convicted in a landmark, emotionally wrenching case.
  18. crime
    What Really Happened to the Criminal Investigation of Trump?There’s reason to be skeptical that the two prosecutors who quit were prevented from pursuing a slam-dunk case.
  19. the law
    Why Is Merrick Garland Defending the Trump Administration Again?The Justice Department’s legal fight with the families of victims of the Boeing 737 MAX crashes is as troubling as it is bizarre.
  20. the law
    Biden’s Monopoly GamesBiden’s team was supposed to bring a shift in antitrust thinking, but its leaders sound a lot like the traditionalists they were supposed to replace.
  21. scandals
    Worse Than TheranosAs the Elizabeth Holmes trial concluded, another medical tech scandal was also finishing, and the difference says a lot about what we really value.
  22. silicon valley
    The Elizabeth Holmes Verdict Is No Reckoning for Silicon ValleyElizabeth Holmes was convicted, not her way of doing business.
  23. politics
    Trump’s Great EscapeDays before January 6, he was caught in a scheme to commit election fraud. A year later, there’s no sign the Justice Department is even investigating.
  24. politics
    The Trials of John DurhamA series of recent revelations further undermines one of Durham’s prosecutions and underscores the challenges of covering the enigmatic prosecutor.
  25. politics
    Merrick Garland Gets Political, Whether He Likes It or NotHated by the right and distrusted by the left, the attorney general is in a perilous position of his own making.
  26. politics
    Is Cy Vance Punting the Trump Investigation?The outgoing DA extends his probe into the term of Manhattan’s newly elected crime fighter, and the reasons aren’t entirely clear.
  27. media
    Carlos Watson and Ozy Might Be in Real Legal JeopardyWatson just gave a chatty interview. But he is now speaking to regulators and prosecutors, too — whether he knows it or not.
  28. the law
    Elizabeth Holmes’s Last PitchThe onetime Silicon Valley star faces her greatest challenge — convincing a jury that she is not to blame for a massive fraud.
  29. media
    The Problem With Prosecutor PunditryLegal experts keep promising the walls are closing in on Trump. Haven’t we learned anything?
  30. politics
    Why Trump Probably Won’t Be ChargedIt’s not only because his lieutenant is not flipping.
  31. politics
    A Top Mueller Deputy on How to Prosecute TrumpAndrew Weissmann says the Manhattan DA has advantages his old team didn’t. Still, it could come down to flipping the ex-president’s accountant.
  32. fat cats
    The Trump Administration Let Boeing Settle a Killer Case for Almost NothingOne of the most lenient corporate criminal deals ever was quietly cut during the president’s final weeks in power.