Jonathan Shaub

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Jonathan Shaub is currently the Tennessee Assistant Solicitor General. He formerly served in the U.S. Department of Justice as an Attorney-Adviser in the Office of Legal Counsel and as a Bristow Fellow in the Solicitor General's Office. He also spent time as an associate with the Supreme Court & Appellate Group at Hogan Lovells and clerked for Judge Paul V. Niemeyer on the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Shaub graduated magna cum laude from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law and received his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University. This post represents the opinions of the author alone and not necessarily those of the Office of the Tennessee Attorney General and Reporter.

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Executive Privilege and Compelled Testimony of Presidential Advisers: Don McGahn's Dilemma

The issue of whether former White House Counsel Don McGahn’ will testify before Congress raises questions about executive privilege and the compelled congressional testimony of senior presidential advisers that the courts have only seldom, if ever, addressed.