Steven Lubet & Andrew Koppelman

Steven Lubet and Andrew Koppelman are professors of law at Northwestern University.

Recent Articles

Why the Mueller Investigation Is Constitutional

Contrary to criticism by the chairman of the Federalist Society, the special counsel’s work is firmly grounded in precedent.

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after a meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. D eep State! Witch Hunt! Swamp! NO COLLUSION! Donald Trump’s Twitter harangues against Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election have become so common that we are inured to them. Likewise, the denunciations of Mueller by Rudy Giuliani, Devin Nunes, and Sean Hannity can generally be ignored, even when they deliver them in lower-case letters. But when a noted scholar of constitutional law raises similar, though far more rational, arguments, attention must be paid. Steven Calabresi is chairman of the board of the Federalist Society and the Clayton J. and Henry R. Barber Professor of Law at Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law —and, we should add, a friend and colleague of ours.He recently published an op-ed in The Hill , purporting to explain why President Trump has behaved lawfully by demanding a Justice...