Faculty Notes

Prof. Eric M. Freedman Quoted in AP Story on Complex Issues in Possible Trump Prosecution

Eric M. Freedman, Siggi B. Wilzig Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Rights

While Comey Memo Could Be Key, Any Trump Prosecution Tricky
By Sadie Gurman and Mark Sherman
Associated Press
May 17, 2017


Eric Freedman, a Hofstra University law professor, has long believed that a president can be prosecuted while in office. “It’s a disputed constitutional issue. We know specifically that the framers argued about this,” Freedman said. “They were undecided.”

Read the full article on the Associated Press website.