Prof. Eric M. Freedman’s Argument Against Immunity for a Sitting US President Cited in NYT

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

A Constitutional Puzzle: Can the President Be Indicted?
By Adam Liptak
The New York Times
May 29, 2017


Professor Freedman demonstrated that the issue had divided the founding generation and argued that granting sitting presidents immunity from prosecution was “inconsistent with the history, structure and underlying philosophy of our government, at odds with precedent and unjustified by practical considerations.”

A version of this article appears in print on May 30, 2017, on Page A15 of the New York edition with the headline: Can a Sitting President Be Indicted?.

Read the full article at nytimes.com.

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