- Danny Cevallos: California's threat to leave the United States not empty
- However unlikely, secession is an American tradition, he writes
Danny Cevallos (@CevallosLaw) is a CNN Legal Analyst and a personal injury and criminal defense attorney practicing in Pennsylvania and the US Virgin Islands. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)California is now talking about secession after the Trump election victory Tuesday. The "Yes California" campaign is pushing an independence referendum in support of a constitutional exit from the United States.