Dan Abrams Leads Master Class on "US Presidents on Trial"

Dan Abrams Leads Master Class on “US Presidents on Trial”

August 10, 2020
Filed under: Blog,Public Appearances,Writing — Editorial Staff @ 3:02 pm

Dan Abrams is gearing up for a Master Class discussing past presidents and the current Trump administration after writing three instant New York Times bestselling novels on historic trials involving Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, and John Adams.

An expert on presidents defending themselves and others in court, Abrams will tackle the biggest questions surrounding President Trump now. What is happening—and will happen—with Trump’s civil lawsuits? Could he face any criminal charges after he is out of office or even during his tenure if he is re-elected?

Abrams will lead the virtual Master Class “US Presidents on Trial” on Wednesday, August 12th at 6:00pm ET. Tickets to the event can be purchased on the event page

About the three great trials that changed the course of American history

John Adams Under Fire: The Founding Father’s Fight for Justice in the Boston Massacre Murder Trial goes back to colonial Boston in the aftermath of one of America’s founding moments, the Boston Massacre. It tells the story of a young lawyer, John Adams, taking the defense of the British soldiers that killed five colonists and in doing so establishing himself as the center of Bostonian legal and political life. 

Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense: The Courtroom Battle to Save his Legacy tells the largely forgotten story of the 1915 trial where the former president was sued for libel. Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt, the boisterous and mostly beloved legendary American hero, accused his former friend and ally, now turned rival, Republican Party leader William Barnes of political corruption. The furious Barnes responded by suing Roosevelt for an enormous sum that could have financially devastated him.

Lincoln’s Last Trial: The Murder Case That Propelled Him to the Presidency captures the presidential hopeful’s dramatic courtroom confrontations in vivid detail as he fights for his client—but also for his own blossoming political future. It is a moment in history that shines a light on our legal system, as in this case Lincoln fought a legal battle that remains incredibly relevant today.

All of Abrams’ books can be purchased online and in stores.