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Dan Moderates LawNewz’s Trump Impeachment Debate

August 23, 2017
Filed under: Blog — Charlotte @ 9:48 pm

On Wednesday, August 23rd, Dan moderated a Trump impeachment debate hosted by his website, LawNewz.com. Joining the pro-impeachment side was Fordham Law professor Jed Shugerman, arguing against attorney Ross Garber, who has previously represented U.S. Governors faced with impeachment. Prof. Shugerman pointed out that the crimes committed necessary for impeachment are not as high or ...

Dan Discusses OJ Simpson Parole Hearing

July 21, 2017
Filed under: Blog — Charlotte @ 2:14 pm

On Good Morning America June 20th, Dan joined the studio to discuss the factors that ultimately led to the release of perhaps the nation's most infamous parolee, OJ Simpson. Dan mentions that the public has largely forgotten that Simpson was previously granted parole on five out of twelve of the charges lodged against him in ...

Dan talks Trump, “Morning Joe” hosts on Real Time with Bill Maher

July 5, 2017
Filed under: Public Appearances — Charlotte @ 7:30 pm

On July 1st, Dan joined panelists Katty Kay and Michael Steele on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher. The panel discussed Trump's most recent controversy; namely, his disparaging tweets of MSNBC's Morning Joe cohosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough. Dan pointed out that while "almost everyone" agrees that Trump's tweets-referencing Morning Joe's "low-rated" show and ...

“Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli Can’t Find an Impartial Jury

June 28, 2017
Filed under: Blog — Charlotte @ 8:23 pm

ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos On today's Good Morning America, Dan discusses the difficulties the court is facing in finding an impartial jury for the trial of investor Martin Shkreli, who was arrested in December of 2015 on security fraud charges, among others. Shkreli, who founded Turing Pharmaceuticals and in 2015 infamously raised the ...

Dan’s Take on Megyn Kelly’s Controversial Alex Jones Interview

June 16, 2017
Filed under: Blog — Charlotte @ 4:38 pm

https://youtu.be/weZ0F6m3iOk On Sunday, June 18th, NBC is set to air what is already a controversial interview between anchor Megyn Kelly and far-right radio show host Alex Jones. Kelly has received widespread backlash for giving a mainstream platform to Jones, whose contentious views include that the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School was a staged ...

Comey Hearing: Trump’s Word Against Comey’s–Dan Weighs In

June 12, 2017
Filed under: Blog — Charlotte @ 4:27 pm

On Thursday, June 8th former FBI director James Comey gave testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee regarding private meetings that occurred between him and President Donald Trump. Corresponding as Chief Legal Analyst during ABC News' coverage of the hearing, Dan Abrams weighed in on the legal obligations Trump faces, should he maintain that Comey lied ...

Tiger Woods’ DUI Repercussions

June 1, 2017
Filed under: Blog — Charlotte @ 7:46 pm

On Good Morning America June 1st, Dan discusses the repercussions pro-golfer Tiger Woods may face as a result of his recent DUI charge. Dan notes that while Woods told the truth to police--alcohol was not a factor as evidenced by his Breathalyzer results--he will still face legal charges, as the term "DUI" does not necessarily ...

What Legal Vulnerabilities Jared Kushner Faces: Dan Talks Russian Back Channels, Logan Act, and More

May 31, 2017
Filed under: Blog — Charlotte @ 4:02 pm

On Good Morning America yesterday, May 30th, Dan discusses the Trump-Russia investigation centering on Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law. Defenders of Kushner may allege that back channels are normal in politics, but Dan maintains that such integrity hinges on who is ordering Kushner to communicate with Russian officials. Kushner has recently come under fire for meeting ...

Dan talks James Comey firing; Michael Flynn pleading the 5th

May 25, 2017
Filed under: Blog — Charlotte @ 9:11 pm

On this week's Good Morning America, Dan discusses how Trump's alleged ties to Russia fit into the firing of FBI director James Comey. Consequently, Dan unpacks how Comey's firing has impacted the investigation of said allegations--was Comey fired due to his investigating? In addition, Dan talks about Michael Flynn pleading the 5th regarding whether or ...

Good Morning America: Dan weighs in on Colorado cop slamming woman to the ground

April 10, 2017
Filed under: Blog — Charlotte @ 9:45 pm

Colorado police are investigating the takedown 22 year old Michaella Surat of by an officer, which critics are calling an "excessive force."  Here you can see the video which was viewed over half a million times in 4 hours, as well as Dan Abrams on this morning's Good Morning America with his take on the situation. Police stand by the ...

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