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The Mueller-Rosenstein Logan Act - WSJ


The continuing prosecution of Michael Flynn is a miscarriage of justice on many levels, but one angle that deserves more attention is the reliance by Justice officials on the Logan Act as an investigatory excuse.

The Logan Act is the appendix of U.S. statute books, a law that serves no useful purpose. The 1799 law bars private citizens from intervening in disputes between the United States and foreign governments. No American has ever been convicted under the law, though it is sometimes exploited for political ends. President…

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