The criminal trial involving former President Donald Trump’s mishandling of classified documents is tentatively scheduled for August 14, 2023. CERL’s Prof. Claire Finkelstein told The Irish Times the trial is unlikely to move swiftly. Other indictments could delay the process, and Trump may run his own interference.
Claire Finkelstein is the Algernon Biddle Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania. She is founder and faculty director of the Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law (CERL), a non-partisan interdisciplinary institute affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC). She is a distinguished research fellow at APPC and a senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI). Her current research addresses national security law and policy, democratic governance, and professional ethics. Read her bio here.