Legal Expert Jonathan Turley Has Bad News for the Bidens as Hunter's Trial Winds Down


Constitutional law expert and George Washington University Law School professor Jonathan Turley thinks Hunter Biden may be headed for a guilty verdict in his trial on three gun-related charges.

Turley gave credit to the strategy and tactics employed by the prosecutors in the case, explaining that their choice to recall a witness who testified on Hunter Biden’s laptop will allow them to “reframe” their case before going into closing arguments.

Turley said that was a “great move.”

“The prosecution is going to recall the FBI agent on the laptop after the defense rested,” the law professor posted on X. “It is a great move that allows the government to reframe before going into closing arguments.

“This prosecution team performed superbly in a case with arguably the worse possible jury pool,” Turley said.

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In a follow-up post, Turley said the prosecution team was working to make it “as difficult as possible” for the jury in Biden-friendly Delaware to let the president’s son off the hook.

“While the risk of jury nullification votes could not be higher, it is not certain and the prosecutors are driving home the overwhelming strength of the evidence,” he wrote.

“They want to make it as difficult as possible for jurors to ignore the obvious.”

Jury nullification is the process by which a jury can determine that a person is guilty of what he or she is accused of, but choose to acquit anyway, on the grounds that the accused does not deserve to be punished even though guilty.

Many of Turley’s fellow X users, however, expressed doubt that Biden would be convicted, no matter how good a job the prosecutor’s team did.

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“Betting Hunter walks without conviction,” one wrote.

“The fix is in. No matter the facts, no Delaware jury will convict a Biden. This will get very interesting. How quickly with media memory hole the trial. How will the public perceive the two tiered justice system on full display?” another asked.

Biden’s trial is expected to wrap up this week, though a jury decision could conceivably take much longer.

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George Upper is the former Editor-in-Chief of The Western Journal and was a weekly co-host of "WJ Live," powered by The Western Journal. He is currently a contributing editor in the areas of faith, politics and culture. A former U.S. Army special operator, teacher and consultant, he is a lifetime member of the NRA and an active volunteer leader in his church. Born in Foxborough, Massachusetts, he has lived most of his life in central North Carolina.
George Upper, is the former editor-in-chief of The Western Journal and is now a contributing editor in the areas of faith, politics and culture. He currently serves as the connections pastor at Awestruck Church in Greensboro, North Carolina. He is a former U.S. Army special operator, teacher, manager and consultant. Born in Massachusetts, he graduated from Foxborough High School before joining the Army and spending most of the next three years at Fort Bragg. He holds bachelor's and master's degrees in English as well as a Master's in Business Administration, all from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He and his wife life only a short drive from his three children, their spouses and his grandchildren. He is a lifetime member of the NRA and in his spare time he shoots, reads a lot of Lawrence Block and John D. MacDonald, and watches Bruce Campbell movies. He is a fan of individual freedom, Tommy Bahama, fine-point G-2 pens and the Oxford comma.
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B.A., English, UNCG; M.A., English, UNCG; MBA, UNCG
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