Category: Presidential Corruption

FSFP Board Chair Ben Clements and FSFP Legal Director Ron Fein Co-Author New Oped with Sarah Chayes in The Los Angeles Times On Why The DOJ Must Investigate Trump And His Associates.

Los Angeles Times published a new oped by FSFP Board Chair Ben Clements, FSFP Legal Director Ron Fein, and author Sarah Chayes on why the Department of Justice must investigate President Trump and his associates for all federal crimes they may have committed. “A decision not to investigate in the wake of one of the
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Coalition Urges Biden’s Attorney General-Designate to Establish Justice Department Task Force to Investigate Trump and Associates’ Crimes

In a letter addressed to the AG-designate Merrick Garland, the coalition asks for a DOJ task force to investigate “any potential federal criminal or civil violations” committed by the president, members of his administration, his campaign, business, or others. WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 7, 2021) – A coalition of public interest organizations released a letter today
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“Congress should immediately vote on new articles of impeachment against this lawless president”: FSFP President John Bonifaz Urges Congress To Vote On New Articles Of Impeachment Against Donald Trump In The Nation.

The Nation magazine recently featured FSFP President John Bonifaz in a new article on Donald Trump’s most recent attempt to overturn the result of the 2020 election. In a newly-released phone call obtained by The Washington Post, the President can be heard urging Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to “find 11,780 votes” in order
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“Permanent Stain On Your Firm’s Reputation”: Group of Constitutional Lawyers Cautions U.S. Law Firms Against Hiring Legal Alumni of the Trump Administration

Free Speech For People Authors Letter Encouraging U.S. Law Firms to Protect Their Legal Reputations and Abstain From Hiring Lawyers Who Served in the Trump Administration WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec.16, 2020) – Free Speech For People, a nonpartisan group of Constitutional lawyers, issued a letter today encouraging prestigious U.S. law firms to abstain from hiring legal
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FSFP’s Motion To File An Amicus Brief Challenging Trump’s Pardon Of Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn As Corrupt and Unconstitutional Is Featured On Justice Matters.

Free Speech For People’s motion to file an amicus brief outlining Trump’s unconstitutional pardon of Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn was recently featured on Justice Matters with host Glenn Kirschner. “Another organization has filed a motion with Judge Sullivan in Mike Flynn’s case seeking permission to provide an amicus brief. An amicus brief is
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Amicus Brief in US v. Flynn Challenges Trump’s Pardon of Flynn as Corrupt and Unconstitutional

Free Speech For People Requests Permission to File an Amicus Brief Outlining the Constitutional Violations of Trump’s Presidential Pardon of Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 2, 2020) – Free Speech For People, a national nonpartisan organization, is challenging President Trump’s pardon of former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn as “self-dealing” and
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FSFP President John Bonifaz Discusses President Trump’s Attempts To Overturn The 2020 Election Results On The Bradcast.

FSFP President John Bonifaz recently appeared on The Bradcast to discuss President Trump’s attempts to overturn the 2020 election results and the importance of a new administration holding him accountable once he’s out of office. “His effort to subvert the Constitution, to disenfranchise millions of voters based on this falsehood that mail-in voting has been
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Progressive Organizations Launch Emergency Coalition to Block Trump’s Supreme Court Nomination

Following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Be A Hero Fund, Demand Progress, Equal Justice Society, Free Speech For People, and Women’s March have formed a coalition to block action on Trump’s nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. WASHINGTON, D.C. (October 5, 2020) – A group of progressive organizations has announced
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A Statement on Trump’s Illegitimate Supreme Court Nomination from FSFP Board Chair Ben Clements.

On Friday, with the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, we lost an American hero, one who overcame deeply entrenched gender discrimination in our society and our legal system to become one of the most important and influential civil rights lawyers, judges, and Supreme Court justices in our nation’s history.  Her life’s work
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