Emoluments: No Pause for the Clause

On August 4, 2018, I provided an overview of the “emoluments” clause of the U.S. Constitution, and how it is the basis of litigation against Mr. Trump. Since that footnotes blog, there has been activity in one of the “emoluments” cases. The bottom line: no pause for the [emoluments] clause!

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Mari Bush
Presidential Self-Pardons: A Primer

In the ever-shifting political landscape, pundits and the rest of us have renewed interest in the concept of the presidential pardon. Constitutional scholars, law professors and political pundits all weigh in on the controversial question of whether a president can self-pardon.

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Soma Helen Escobedo