July 01, 2014

Reply Brief: Watergate and Robert Bork

Hon. Avern Cohn

[Section of Litigation Chair] Don Bivens’s account of the Watergate panel discussion at the Fall 2013 Leadership Meeting is a good read, particularly when one takes the time (and trouble) to download the video of the program. Exception must be taken, however, to his quoting past-President Chesterfield Smith’s comment that, “when [Nixon] couldn’t get anybody to fire [Archibald] Cox, he eventually got Bob Bork to fire Cox.” That is not true.

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