"Why Hillary Won't Be Indicted and Shouldn't Be: An Objective Legal Analysis"

Michigan Law Authors
Areas of Interest
Publish Date
2016
Publication
The American Prospect Longform
Publication Type
Journal Article
Abstract

News reports suggest that the FBI is nearing the end of its inquiry into the legal issues surrounding Hillary Clinton's use of a personal server for government emails and into the legal ramifications of classified information found in messages to and from her. Most of the reporting-and virtually all political discussion-reads as if reporters and pundits know little about the rules regarding the classification of information and what they imply not just for the likelihood of a Clinton indictment but also for whether she violated other rules regarding the proper handling of classified information, whether or not the violations constitute crimes.

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