Dershowitz: Targeting Trump’s lawyer should worry us all
thehill.com ^ | 04/10/18 11:45 AM EDT | Alan M. Dershowitz
Posted on 4/10/2018, 1:32:49 PM by Red Badger
There is much speculation as to the significance of the search of the offices and hotel room of President Trump’s lawyer, Michael Cohen. To obtain a search warrant, prosecutors must demonstrate to a judge that they have probable cause to believe that the premises to be searched contain evidence of crime. They must also specify the area to be searched, the items to be seized and, in searches of computers, the word searches to be used.
At least that’s the constitutional requirement in theory, especially where the Sixth Amendment right to counsel is