Britany Riley  //  8/27/17  //  Topic Update

The events in Charlottesville may have implications for various Trump brands (Newsweek). 

  • Meanwhile, many charities are pulling out of booking events at Mar-a-Lag. 

A broad reading of the emoluments clause might present problems for Richard Blumenthal, who has spearheaded the emoluments effort against President Trump, asserts Jonathan Adler at the Volokh Conspiracy.

Updates | The Week of January 22, 2018

1/28/18  //  Daily Update

A federal district judge in Maryland heard arguments in a case brought by several state attorneys general contending that President Trump's business interests violate the Emoluments Clause.

Update | The Week of November 27, 2017

12/4/17  //  Daily Update

Michael Flynn's work on behalf of the Turkish government figures into Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of the Trump campaign.

Jeffrey Stein

Columbia Law School

Updates | The Week of October 23, 2017

10/31/17  //  Daily Update

The DOJ reversed its prior concession that the Foreign Emoluments Clause applies to the President. Oral arguments in the first Emoluments Clause challenge lingered on whether the issue is a nonjusticiable political question.