A review of the half-dozen times that the executive branch has addressed the question of whether a president can be prosecuted, indicted or included as an unindicted co-conspirator.
Latest in Office of Legal Counsel (OLC)
The opinion on the April 2018 airstrikes against Syrian chemical-weapons facilities follows straightforwardly from Obama-era legal opinions, including one we did not know about until today.
What Tuesday’s Post Story Reveals About the Absurd OLC Opinions Protecting a President From Indictment—and Mueller’s Reading of his Authority
The story is telling about how Mueller views the Justice Department policies that govern his powers.
The president is subject to investigation and, if the evidence supports it, indictment.
Our current moment has brought into sharp relief longstanding questions about the role of law in presidential decision-making.
Veteran New York Times national security reporter Scott Shane has published an excellent new book on Anwar al-Awlaki, the preacher's move from moderation to radicalism and terrorism, and the Obama administration's decision to kill him.