Britany Riley  //  7/16/17  //  Topic Update

Failing to accord standing in the congressional emoluments case would undermine separation-of-powers principles, argues G. Michael Parsons at Take Care.

DOJ’s historical definition of “emolument” is inaccurate and misleading, argues John Mikhail at Take Care.

Claims that the Foreign Emoluments Clause does not apply to the President are unpersuasive and ill-founded, writes Joshua Matz at Take Care.

President Trump can accept gifts, argue Seth Barrett Tillerman and Josh Blackman in the New York Times.

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.