Law in the days of too much media – Missouri Lawyers Media


After 37 years, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was forced out of power. Mugabe, a dictator with a law degree from the University of London, had a lot more money when he quit the presidency than when he started. The intersection between corruption and political leadership in Africa and other places is not uncommon. Here in America, we’ve had a scandal or two through our 250 years, but what happens here is generally pretty tame. The relative legal peace and calm of the 16 years of George W. Bush and Barack Obama were comforting. Some of us are old enough to remember Richard Nixon and his bevy of locked-up lawyers, but it’s been a long time.

The ascendency of Donald Trump on the American political/legal scene has introduced a new player and a lot of controversy. “The Donald” is no stranger to lawsuits. Some reports claim he has been sued more than 3,500 times, and we all know he is not shy…



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