Jonathan Turley Biography, Age, Family, Wife, Blog, Fox News And USA Today

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Jonathan Turley Biography

Jonathan Turley is an American lawyer, legal scholar, writer, commentator, and legal analyst in broadcast and print journalism. He is a professor at the George Washington University Law School.

Jonathan Turley Age

Jonathan was born on May 6, 1961 in Chicago, Illinois. He is 58 years old as of 2019.

Jonathan Turley Family | Jonathan Turley Wife

Jonathan is a married man. He married his wife, Leslie, on New Year’s Eve in 1997. He lives in Washington, D.C., with his wife and four children.

Jonathan Turley Education

Jonathan was born in Chicago, Illinois. In 1983 he received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Chicago and his Juris Doctor degree from Northwestern University School of Law in 1987.

In 1977 and 1978 he served as a House leadership pageunder the sponsorship of Illinois Democrat Sidney Yates. Jonathan was awarded an honorary Doctorate of Law from John Marshall Law School in 2008 in recognition of his career as an advocate of civil liberties and constitutional rights.

Jonathan Turley Res Ipsa | Jonathan Turley Trump

Misfires on Twitter for President Donald Trump are legendary. However, today’s May 30 2019 now deleted tweet is likely to be repeated endlessly for the next two years. Trump actually tweeted that “I had nothing to do with Russia helping me get elected.”

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Jonathan Turley Blog

Jonathan has a widely read blog.  His blog was ranked as the top law professor blog and legal theory blog by the American Bar Association Journal’s survey of the top 100 blogs in 2008 .

Jonathan Turley Fox News  | Jonathan Turley Usa Today

Jonathan’s articles on legal and policy issues appear regularly in national publications; as of 2012, Turley has had articles published in newspapers such as The New York Times,  The Washington Post, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times,  and the Wall Street Journal. He frequently appears in the national media as a commentator on a multitude of subjects ranging from the 2000 U.S. presidential election controversy to the Terri Schiavo case in 2005.

Often he is a guest on Sunday talk shows,  with over two-dozen appearances on Meet the Press, ABC This Week, Face the Nation, and Fox News Sunday. Jonathan served as a contributor on Countdown with Keith Olbermann from 2003 until 2011, and later on Current TV  in 2011 and early 2012; Turley also appears occasionally on Pacifica Radio’s Democracy Now!.

He has been the legal analyst for NBC News and CBS News since the 1990s, covering stories that ranged from the Clinton impeachment to the presidential elections. He is on the board of contributors of USA Today.  Jonathan is also a columnist with the Hill newspaper. Currently he is legal analyst for CBS News and the BBC.

Jonathan Turley Sally Yates

Last week, former acting attorney general Sally Yates denounced President Trump for his tweet “demanding” an investigation into allegations of spying on his campaign. Yates is correct that the president, again, crossed a long-honored separation between the White House and the Justice Department. Yates, however, is hardly a compelling voice on the maintaining of proper institutional roles in such cases.

Jonathan Turley The Hill

In a 2017 column for The Hill, Jonathan was critical of military intervention in the Middle East and questioned its constitutionality. He also mentioned that he supported the Supreme Court nomination of Neil Gorsuch

Jonathan Turley George Washington University

Jonathan holds the Shapiro Chair for Public Interest Law at The George Washington University Law School where he teaches torts, criminal procedure, and constitutional law. He is the youngest person to receive an academic chair in the school’s history. He runs the Project for Older Prisoners (POPS), the Environmental Law Clinic, and the Environmental Legislation Project.

Prior to joining the George Washington University, he was on the faculty of Tulane University Law School.

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