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Agence France-Presse featured Haub Law Professor Bennett Gershman in "After Senate trial, will Donald Trump face criminal charges?"

02/08/2021

Agence France-Presse featured Haub Law Professor Bennett Gershman in "After Senate trial, will Donald Trump face criminal charges?"

There's little chance Donald Trump will be convicted by the US Senate of inciting an insurgency but his legal troubles won't end with the conclusion of his second impeachment trial. Prosecutors, who are elected and dependent on taxpayers' money, would have to mobilize a considerable war chest to indict him -- something they may not be willing to do. Bennett Gershman, a former prosecutor and law professor at Pace University, also expects an indictment by Vance but envisages little more. "If he were to face a jury it would be a circus. It would be something nobody has seen before," he said.

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