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

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Amicus Brief in CREW v. Trump

Motion and Brief for Scholar Seth Barrett Tillman as Amicus Curiae in Support of the Defendant, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington v. Donald J. Trump, President of the United States of America, Civ. A. No. 1:17-cv-00458-RA (S.D.N.Y. June 16, 2017) (Abrams, J.), https://ssrn.com/abstract=2985843 

Business transactions are not "emoluments."
The President does not fall under the scope of the Office under the United States-language in the Constitution's Foreign Emoluments Clause.

Seth

Seth Barrett Tillman, Amicus Brief in CREW v. Trump, New Reform Club (June 17, 2017, 6:59 PM), http://tinyurl.com/y6u4r7un


2 comments:

Tom Van Dyke said...

Excellent, Seth. Since the citizen-politician was the paradigm, that anyone should be expected to scuttle their business in order to serve their country could not have been the Founding intention.

Mr. Gerrit Hendrik Schorel-Hlavka said...

It was to me a pleasure to read a well written set out.