Trump’s official policy memorandum is full of factual inaccuracies and ambiguities.
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A response to Sandy Levinson and Mark Graber's new essay on the constitutional powers of an anti-Publian president.
Charlottesville demonstrates that Trump is uniquely unwilling to honor and uphold the core conception of full equality for all citizens under the Constitution and the law.
Chapter 3 of Charles Black, Jr.'s Impeachment: A Handbook.
Notes on a classic in the age of Trump.
The president’s comments raise questions about the nature and structure of his legal defense, and about the further harm Trump may have done to his legal position.
The president’s power to remove the director serves as an important check on abuse of power.
Rosenstein’s potential recusal from the Russia Investigation raises a number of important questions, including how much longer he can stay on as Deputy Attorney General and how Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand might supervise the investigation going forward as Acting Attorney General for the matter.
The Constitution does not give the President the exclusive power to control all federal law-enforcement investigations—and to shut any of them down for any reason the President sees fit.