Author: Jack Sharman

Brigitte Bardot and White-Collar Crime

For the remainder of this Labor Day week, here is an updated White Collar Wire playlist on Spotify: New entries include Chris Stone, the Seratones,...

Cocktail Codex, Summertime Crime

Readers, writers, and drinkers are irretrievably linked. “I’m an occasional drinker, the kind of guy who goes out for a beer and wakes up in...

A Meditation On Independence Day

We all like the Fourth of July; most of us want it to mean something beyond cookouts and fireworks.  When my children were little, I...

The Privileged Few

From Morgan Chalfant at The Hill, notes on the production of that political and constitutional theater known as “executive privilege”: Jack Sharman, a former special...

A Meditation On Father’s Day

                        At age 58, I am now six years older than my father was when he died.              For many years, I rarely thought...

Global Privilege Issues

[NOTE: my friend and law school classmate Greg Schuetz co-authored this piece, which appeared in the June issue of “The Docket,” the monthly publication of the...

Spring Drinks, Bill Barr, Bruce Lee

I loathe Cinco de Mayo cocktails. They are generally ill-conceived and ill-prepared. But, if you insist, here is a set of recipes from Cowboys and...

Mueller Notes

In the torrent of comments on the report submitted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, here are mine from Law 360: Jack Sharman, who served as...

Spring Break Meditation

It is the end of Spring Break, at least where I write. The end of the week always puts one in mind of the spring-breaker...

“Varsity Blues” and Lou Reed

Two practical, timely articles on the “Varsity Blues” matter from my Lightfoot colleagues. First, Tenley Armstrong and Henry Gimenez in University Business: Revelations from the...