Tag Archives: Presidents

Should the President’s tweets create a “public forum”?

You might be aware that the President of the United States has a Twitter account. You might not be aware that each time he uses the account to post information about government business, the President opens a new “public forum” … Continue reading

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Law Professor Letter on President’s Article II Powers

Law Professor Letter on President’s Article II Powers, June 4, 2018 [Note – this letter is several pages long, includes a list of signatories, as well as annotations and links to referenced works. What follows is only the beginning of … Continue reading

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A sitting president’s amenability to indictment and criminal prosecution: No caselaw for answering question but there are government memos that analyze the issue

You can read the following four memos and one brief that address a sitting president’s amenability to indictment and criminal prosecution here: September 1973 OLC memo (Nixon admin) October 1973 OSG memo (Nixon admin/Bork) February 1974 Watergate Special Prosecutor memo July … Continue reading

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Quick Hits – Presidents’ day edition.

Cases decided in the last few weeks are mostly good for business, not because they fail to enforce the ADA, but because they refuse to let dubious serial filer claims get beyond the initial pleading stage. Here’s the lineup. Standing … Continue reading

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10 Facts About Presidents And Tax – And Why It’s Not Really Presidents’ Day

President Barack Obama stands with former presidents, from second from left, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George H.W. Bush, and Jimmy Carter at the dedication of the George W. Bush presidential library on the campus of Southern Methodist University in … Continue reading

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