In an article in “The Christian Science Monitor,” Professor Bennett Gershman comments on the unfolding investigation regarding Governor Chris Christie, former members of his staff, and the closing of traffic lanes on the George Washington Bridge. The piece followed the stand taken by the former staff members who refused to turn over personal emails citing their right against self-incrimination.
“A lot of this is just ugly politics – engaging in unethical behavior, undermining the public good – but all of this is political, not criminal,” Professor Gershman, a former NYC prosecutor, is quoted as saying. “I’m not saying that the federal prosecutor has an uphill climb here, but I don’t think it’s anything like a slam-dunk case.”
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