Several days ago, I wrote skeptically about the claim advanced by Seth Barrett Tillman and Joshua Blackman that the Foreign Emoluments Clause of the Constitution doesn’t cover Presidents. The online magazine Slate has just published a more extensive, and in my view, dispositive critique of the Tillman-Blackman argument. The article by Professors Gautham Rao and Jed Handelsman Shugerman, is accessible here, and well worth reading.
Debunking the claim that the Foreign Emoluments Clause doesn’t cover Presidents
18 Tuesday Jul 2017
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