Stress Test: How Donald Trump Still Threatens American Democracy


Donald Trump's relationship with the rule of law is toxic. Trump neither understands nor respects the legal system. And his opponents sometimes fail to apply reasoned legal judgment to his unprecedented words and deeds.The sum total of this combination has been years of frenzied misjudgment - on both sides of the aisle. 

This collection of columns, previously published in newspapers around the world, looks at two things through the lens of the law: The  presidency of Donald J. Trump and the response to the presidency of Donald J. Trump.

William Cooper is an attorney and columnist. His writings have appeared in over 100 publications globally including the Wall Street Journal, New York Daily News, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Baltimore Sun, Huffington Post, Orlando Sentinel, USA Today and Jerusalem Post.