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Dennis Aftergut

Dennis Aftergut, a former assistant U.S. attorney and former Supreme Court advocate, is currently of counsel to Lawyers Defending American Democracy.

Articles by Dennis Aftergut (page 1)

April 1, 2024 5:29 am

How Violence and Intimidation Are Key to Understanding Trump

And why we must not become inured to it.
Dennis Aftergut
March 4, 2024 3:13 am

Don’t Despair: Trump Can Still Be Held Accountable

In the courtroom and in the voting booth, his victory is not inevitable.
Dennis Aftergut
February 19, 2024 1:54 am

Be Like Navalny

May his courage be an inspiration for defenders of the rule of law everywhere.
Dennis Aftergut
January 31, 2024 1:40 am

Biden vs. Trump: What Kind of Leader Do We Want on the World Stage?

Biden builds coalitions and acts with steady seriousness. Trump’s motto seems to be ‘Ask not what is good for the…
Dennis Aftergut
December 22, 2023 1:02 pm

Jack Smith’s Gut-Punch to Trump’s Bid for Delay

“This case implicates constitutional bedrock.”
Dennis Aftergut
November 16, 2023 5:32 am

Punching Politicians and Trump’s Belligerence

Journalists shouldn’t shy away from linking the two.
Dennis Aftergut
November 8, 2023 3:58 am

Lessons for 2024 in the 2023 Elections

Defenders of democracy have new reason not to despair.
Dennis Aftergut
October 12, 2023 6:35 pm

Will Narcissist Trump’s Bizarre Praise for Hezbollah Hurt Him?

Plus: Why he attacked his former ally and admirer Netanyahu.
Dennis Aftergut
September 25, 2023 5:32 am

Shutdown Politics: What Trump Wants, Who Gets Blamed

Plus: The weakness of Kevin McCarthy, and the bellwether election to watch.
Dennis Aftergut
September 6, 2023 5:32 am

Clarence Thomas’s Flimsy Defense

Newly filed revisions to financial disclosure forms give a sense for the tactics the embattled justice is using to defend…
Dennis Aftergut