"There is always a philosophy for lack of courage."—Albert Camus

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Discussions, Quotations, Citations to Tillman on "Office" and "Officer"


Newspaper(s):
Adam Liptak, Trump’s Foreign Business Deals May Test a Constitutional Limit, The NY Times, Nov. 22, 2016, at A22, http://tinyurl.com/jpryysm ;

Seth Barrett Tillman, Room for Debate, Constitutional Restrictions on Foreign Gifts Don’t Apply to Presidents, The NY Times, Nov. 18, 2016, 10:41 AM, http://tinyurl.com/jpbhom5 ;

Think Tank Report(s):
Norman L. Eisen, Richard Painter & Laurence H. Tribe, The Emoluments Clause: Its Text, Meaning, and Application to Donald J. Trump, Governance Studies at Brookings 9 n.32 (Dec. 16, 2016), http://tinyurl.com/zsxrayj ;

Radio Report(s):
Mark Garrison, Trump tweets three short words to address future conflicts of interest, Marketplace (Dec. 13, 2016, 3:28 PM), http://tinyurl.com/zotj9fl (at 1:33ff) ;

Mark Garrison, Here are Trump’s options for the Trump Organization, Marketplace (Nov. 30, 2016, 3:51 PM), http://tinyurl.com/z7zcnoy (at 1:20ff) ;

Blogpost(s):
Jonathan H. Adler, The Emoluments Clause—Is Donald Trump violating its letter or spirit?, The Washington PostThe Volokh Conspiracy (Nov. 21, 2016, 7:15 PM), http://tinyurl.com/h5d7863 ;

Bob Bauer, Presidents and Conflicts of Interest, More Soft Money Hard Law (Nov. 28, 2016), http://tinyurl.com/gpuczjf ;

Josh Blackman, Can Congress Impose Ethics Requirements on the President or the Supreme Court?, Josh Blackman’s Blog (Nov. 23, 2016), http://tinyurl.com/hoekdgv ;

Ron Blitzer, Fmr White House Lawyers: Trump Guaranteed to Violate Constitution When He Takes Office, Law Newz (Dec. 19,  2016, 10:48 AM), http://tinyurl.com/jhvz774 ;

Madeline Conway, The 229-year-old sentence liberals hope will sink Trump, Politico (Nov. 22, 2016, 07:46 PM EST), http://tinyurl.com/j3k8zg7 ;

Kevin Daley, Here’s Why Trump’s Business Interests Could Trigger A Constitutional Crisis, The Daily Caller (Nov. 21, 2016, 1:46 PM), http://tinyurl.com/hhgwpuz ;

James Dennin, 12 top law scholars say Donald Trump could defy the Constitution his first day in power, Mic (Dec. 17, 2016), http://tinyurl.com/hncvq3n ;

Randall Eliason, The Emoluments Clause, Bribery, and President Trump, Sidebars (Nov. 29, 2016), http://tinyurl.com/zzwwdk2 ;

David Elder, Trump’s Golden Parachute from the Emoluments Clause?, Daily Kos (Dec. 16, 2016, 8:08 PM GMT), http://tinyurl.com/jyh8fdu ;

John Fea, What is the Foreign Emoluments Clause?, The Way of Improvement Leads Home (Nov. 26, 2016), http://tinyurl.com/z5ms68g ;

Noah Feldman, Trump’s Hotel Lodges a Constitutional Problem, BloombergView (Nov. 21, 2016, 2:45 PM EST), http://tinyurl.com/jc6wstt ;

Andy Grewal, The Trump Hotel Isn’t Unconstitutional, Notice & Comment (Nov. 22, 2016), http://tinyurl.com/z5a3npj ;

Jon Hecht, Donald Trump Is Kind Of Right About This Thing The President Can’t Do, Bustle (Nov. 22, 2016), http://tinyurl.com/z3tboku ;

Eric Levitz, Daily Intelligencer, The Constitution (Probably) Won’t Save Us If Trump Becomes a Kleptocrat, New York Mag (Nov. 21, 2016, 3:12 PM), http://tinyurl.com/hkebq5u ;

Adam Liptak, Donald Trump’s Business Dealings Test a Constitutional Limit, The NY Times (Nov. 21, 2016), http://tinyurl.com/z936g7x ;

Tom McCarthy, Why Donald Trump’s potential conflicts of interest are so important, The Guardian (Dec. 14, 2016, 11:0 GMT), http://tinyurl.com/gp8ycjm (linking to Tillman’s article in The NY Times) ;

Greg Price, Donald Trump’s Conflicts Of Interest: What Is Emoluments Clause Bill Proposed By Elizabeth Warren, Democrats?, International Business Times (Dec. 15, 2016, 1:47 PM), http://tinyurl.com/hcd9z6s ;

Michael Ramsey, Seth Barrett Tillman on Foreign Gifts to Presidents, The Originalism Blog (Nov. 20, 2016, 6:46 AM), http://tinyurl.com/hecosgc ;

Glenn Reynolds, Seth Barrett Tillman: Constitutional Restrictions on Foreign Gifts Don’t Apply to Presidents, Instapundit (Nov. 19, 2016, 6:35 PM), http://tinyurl.com/zvq764v ;

Ruthann Robson, Brief History of the Emoluments Clause—and Argentina, Constitutional Law Prof Blog (Nov. 22, 2016), http://tinyurl.com/hevge8n ;

Steven D. Schwinn, Tillman on Trump and Emoluments, Constitutional Law Prof Blog (Nov. 20, 2016), http://tinyurl.com/hcuuq44 ;

Sébastian Seibt, États-Unis: Donald Trump nie toute possibilité de conflit d'intérêts pour le president, France24 (Nov. 23 2016), http://tinyurl.com/zgpyetk ;

Jesse Singal, Daily Intelligencer, The Case for Donald Trump’s Impeachability, New York Mag (Dec. 20, 2016, 8:33 AM), http://tinyurl.com/jlj37gz

Jeff Stein, Donald Trump and the Emoluments Clause, explained, Vox (Nov 23, 2016, 12:13 PM EST), http://tinyurl.com/jbkuxad ;

Rachel Stockman, Trump is Right, Conflict-of-Interest Rules Don’t Apply to Him, Law Newz (Nov. 23, 2016, 9:54 AM), http://tinyurl.com/z8o23tj ;

Rachel Stockman, Legal Scholar: ‘Wildly Inaccurate’ to Accuse Trump of Violating Constitution With His Businesses, Law Newz (Nov. 22, 2016, 12:29 PM), http://tinyurl.com/hzbhs5r ;

S.B. Tillman, Constitutional restrictions on foreign gifts don’t apply to the president, Hot Air (Nov. 20, 2016), http://tinyurl.com/hkn2dmq ;

Seth Barrett Tillman, The NY Times’ Room-for-Debate: Constitutional Restrictions on Foreign Gifts Don’t Apply to Presidents, The New Reform Club (Nov. 18, 2016, 10:45 AM), http://tinyurl.com/hyfl7yt ;

Richard Tofel, Emoluments Clause: Could Overturning 185 Years of Precedent Let Trump Off the Hook?, ProPublica (Dec. 13, 2016, 8:00 AM), http://tinyurl.com/gpe5xfs ;

Winand Von Petersdorff, Die Emolument-Klausel: Ein Hotel in Washington, Frankfurter Allgemeine (Dec. 16, 2016), http://tinyurl.com/hsqlqd4 ;

Olivia B. Waxman, What Is an Emolument? Donald Trump Has People Talking About This Part of the Constitution, Time (Nov. 22, 2016, 4:07 PM ET), http://tinyurl.com/j85dnpu ;

Debra Cassens Weiss, Is Donald Trump about to violate the emoluments clause?, ABA Journal (Nov. 22, 2016, 10:03 AM CST), http://tinyurl.com/zddfdkv ;

What is an emolument and why do we care?, National Constitution Center: Constitution Daily (Nov. 22, 2016), http://tinyurl.com/h6bbthw ;

What Is an Emolument? Donald Trump Has People Talking About This Part of the Constitution, TelegraphMedia (Dec. 2016), http://tinyurl.com/zcgpwn9 ;

Citations By Implication:
David G. Savage, The obscure constitutional provision that could be trouble for Trump, LA Times (Dec. 9, 2016, 11:20 AM), http://tinyurl.com/jno72p3 ; (“Some scholars say the drafters of the Constitution intended the ban to apply only to appointed officers of the United States, not elected officials. When Hamilton listed the officers of the new government, he did not include the president or members of Congress. And when President Washington was given gifts by visiting diplomats, he kept them and did not ask for consent from Congress.”); 


Bernard Condon & Julie Bykowicz, Trump Invites Trouble if he keeps Businesses: Ethics Experts, AP (Dec. 12, 2016, 12:49 PM EST), http://tinyurl.com/zwg5z4a ; (“There is disagreement on the issue because the language in the clause is vague and hasn't been subject to court rulings.”);  

Seth

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Seth Barrett Tillman, Paul Blumenthal’s Huffington Post Mistake, The New Reform Club (Dec. 12, 2016, 1:14 PM). [here


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