Laurence H. Tribe

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Laurence H. Tribe is the Carl M. Loeb University Professor Emeritus and Professor of Constitutional Law Emeritus at Harvard University, the author of many books and articles, the recipient of eleven honorary degrees, and a distinguished appellate advocate in the state and federal courts, including the U. S. Supreme Court.

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Executive Power

Yes, the Constitution Allows Indictment of the President

In a recent opinion piece, I argued that the text and structure of the Constitution, a serious commitment to the rule of law, and plain good sense combine to preclude a rigid policy of “delaying any indictment of a president for crimes committed in winning the presidency.” When a scholar I admire as much as Philip Bobbitt strongly disagrees and argues otherwise