Another Take on Judge Sullivan and Michael Flynn’s Petition for a Writ of Mandamus

Former judge Michael Luttig wrote an op-ed fairly critical of Judge Emmet Sullivan’s handling of the Michael Flynn case and the Justice Department’s request to drop the charges.  Former acting Attorney General Stuart Gerson defended Judge Sullivan. Another perspective on this case worth highlighting comes from Professor Peter Margulies.

In an essay at Jurist, Margulies argues that the D.C. Circuit should deny Flynn’s petition for a writ of mandamus, with the caveat that he thinks the court should proscribe the role of the court-appointed amicus opposing dismissal of the case.

The D.C. Circuit should grant the motion in limited part

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