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John Donohue


Professor, Stanford Law School

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STATUTE WITH LIMITATIONS: The Independent Counsel Statute

with David Brady, James J. Brosnahan, John Donohuevia Uncommon Knowledge
Tuesday, January 12, 1999

The independent counsel statute was passed by Congress as a response to Watergate. And it has been the subject of controversy and criticism ever since. This year the statute is up for renewal. David Brady, Hoover Institution Senior Fellow, Associate Dean and Bowen H. and Janice Arthur McCoy Professor of Political Science, Business and the Changing Environment, and Ethics at the Stanford Graduate School of Business, Professor, Department of Political Science at Stanford University, James J. Brosnahan, Senior Partner at Morrison & Foerster, Attorneys at Law, and John Donohue, Professor, Stanford Law School discuss whether Congress should reenact it, reform it, or let it die?