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WMU-Cooley Prof. Brendan Beery: What does the Constitution say about High Crimes & Misdemeanors? Let me explain.

Blog author, Constitutional Law expert and WMU-Cooley Professor Brendan Beery explains what the Constitution says about High Crimes and Misdemeanors, and why issues surrounding impeachment and removal are for Congress – and not courts – to decide. Professor Beery, a summa cum laude graduate of … Continue reading

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WMU-Cooley Con Law Prof Brendan Beery on Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch hearing

Blog author, WMU-Cooley Professor Brendan Beery, starts the discussion regarding the Supreme Court nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch hearing. Professor Beery, a summa cum laude graduate of the law school, teaches Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, and Criminal Procedure at WMU-Cooley Law School, and is a … Continue reading

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Did Trump Junior Commit Treason? Don’t Bet On It – Or Against It

Blog author, Constitutional Law expert and WMU-Cooley Professor Brendan Beery  gives expert analysis surrounding media coverage regarding whether or not Donald Trump, Jr. committed treason. Professor Beery is a summa cum laude graduate of Western Michigan University Cooley Law School teaches Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, and … Continue reading

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The “Stand Your Ground” Defense Just Got Easier to Use in Florida

“If ‘stand-your-ground’ laws weren’t controversial enough, Florida has enacted new legislation (backed by the NRA) that has prosecutors fuming and criminal defense lawyers salivating. There was a time in American jurisprudential history when the law favored de-escalation over a more Wild-West … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Sets Up a Travel-Ban Punt

Blog author, Constitutional Law expert, and WMU-Cooley Professor Brendan Beery explains in layman’s terms what the Supreme Court’s preliminary order in the travel-ban case really means and who it will most immediately affect. Professor Beery, a summa cum laude graduate of the … Continue reading

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President has “right” to fire Comey, but unprecedented action according to legal experts

WMU-Cooley Law School Constitutional Law Professors Devin Schindler and Brendan Beery were invited to share their expert analysis regarding the firing of FBI Director James Comey. While speaking with WZZM TV in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Schindler said, “Let us remember … Continue reading

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WMU-Cooley Law School Names New Assistant Dean in Tampa

Associate Dean Ronald Sutton of Western Michigan University Cooley Law School’s Tampa Bay has announced that Katherine Gustafson has been tapped to fill the role of assistant dean. Gustafson started her career at WMU-Cooley in 2008 as a visiting professor … Continue reading

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Presidential Executive Orders – Can He Do That??

Blog author, Constitutional Law expert and WMU-Cooley Professor Brendan Beery, clarifies a complicated concept in today’s political arena. Professor Beery, a summa cum laude graduate of the law school, teaches Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, and Criminal Procedure at WMU-Cooley Law School, and is a frequent … Continue reading

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Emoluments Clause Unlikely to Curb Trump’s Overseas Entanglements

Blog author, Constitutional Law expert and WMU-Cooley Professor Brendan Beery, clarifies a complicated concept in today’s political arena. Professor Beery, a summa cum laude graduate of the law school, teaches Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, and Criminal Procedure at WMU-Cooley Law School, and is a frequent … Continue reading

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Presidential Decision Will Affect American Life and Culture in Profound Ways

Anyone thinking that he or she will sit out the upcoming election (or cast a “protest vote”) might want to think again. While the media has vast swaths of the electorate distracted by such matters as Donald Trump’s testosterone levels … Continue reading

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