Penny ante crimes in Colorado. A self-published book from a self-styled expert. Her well-paid job working for an anti-gay hate group and then an affiliated parochial school. And a corporate media willing to accept a narrative tale of personal boosterism at face value. Trump campaign senior legal adviser Jenna Ellis has been considered a “constitutional law attorney” by cable news networks. In reality, she doesn’t have much experience practicing constitutional law.
According to the New York Times, Ellis has never litigated a constitutional law case to completion and, to this day, has never been an attorney of record on a single election law-related controversy.
That Thursday morning exposé by journalists Jeremy W. Peters and Alan Feuer notes