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Ken Starr

  1. the law
    Special Counsel Robert Hur Testifies On Biden's Classified Documents Investigation
    The Failure of DOJ’s Special Counsel SystemThe recent record is dismal. Just handle these high-profile cases like any other.
  2. rest in peace
    Ken Starr, Bill Clinton’s Inquisitor, Dies at 76In a long career that took him from the Reagan White House to Jeffrey Epstein’s defense bar, his failed pursuit of the Clintons is his central legacy.
  3. impeachment
    GOP Leaders, Trump’s Defense Team Grasp at Weak Defenses After Bolton LeakRepublican senators and Trump’s legal team attempted to draw attention from Bolton’s revelation, but their arguments had severe logical gaps.
  4. impeachment
    What We Learned on Day Six of Trump’s Impeachment TrialThe revelations from John Bolton’s manuscript began to sway Republican senators, even as Trump’s lawyers became adversarial.
  5. impeachment
    Trump Trial Team Will Include Alan Dershowitz, Ken StarrApparently Trump craved the lurid spectacle these two disgraced old legal beagles bring to his solemn Senate trial.
  6. kavanaugh watch
    Is Justice Kavanaugh As Bad As Democrats Feared?Conservatives’ salvation? Cautious operator? Here’s what we’ve learned so far about the impact Kavanaugh will have on the law, and Americans’ lives.
  7. Kavanaugh: A Safe Supreme Court Pick Who Will Carry Out the GOP’s Extreme AgendaHe’s a careful jurist whose murky abortion stance will make it easier for pro-choice GOP senators to pretend that the future of Roe v. Wade is secure.
  8. Kavanaugh Remains SCOTUS Front-runner Despite Right-Wing BacklashAbortion hard-liners and Bush haters are prominent in attacks on Kavanaugh, but he’s no Harriet Miers, and remains the front-runner for Trump’s nod.
  9. An Old Starr Meets a New OpportunityIf the House GOP winds up looking at a second Clinton impeachment, why not bring back the family tormentor? Luckily, he’s on the job market.
  10. crimes and misdemeanors
    Baylor Demotes University President, Fires Coach for Mishandling Rape ClaimsAthletics staff “improperly discredited” rape victims and “denied them a right to a fair investigation.”
  11. history repeating itself
    Ken Starr Redux: Lefty Icon Targeted Over Alleged Sexual MisconductA secret investigation over alleged sexual peccadilloes — sound familiar?
  12. in the magazine
    The Rise and Fall of a Ponzi Schemer’s Stripper WifeDiane Passage is now kicking guys in the nuts for $100.