Eve Levin  //  10/31/17  //  Topic Update


While objective criteria may serve as a guide, 25th Amendment removal is ultimately up to the discretion of Cabinet members, and invoking the 25th Amendment may ultimately damage American institutionswrites Matthew Kahn at Lawfare.  

Impeachment should be limited to abuses of power, not private misconduct, argues Cass Sunstein (in conversation with Ryan Goodman) at Just Security.

But impeachment is a viable option for a president who violates governing norms, not just specific laws, suggests Barbara Radnofsky in the Washington Post.

 


Updates | The Week of February 5, 2018

2/11/18  //  Daily Update

The Nunes memo set off aftershocks; agencies scrambled to implement the Trump Administration's policies to mixed effect; and Congress passes a budget after a brief overnight shutdown.

Updates | The Week of January 15, 2018

1/21/18  //  Daily Update

The week began with Martin Luther King Jr. Day and ended with a government shutdown on the anniversary of President Trump's inauguration.

Jacob Miller

Harvard Law School

Updates | The Week of January 15, 2018

1/14/18  //  Daily Update

The White House struggles to quell questions about President Trump's mental fitness.

Zachary Piaker

Columbia Law School