57 Pages Posted: 20 Jan 2017 Last revised: 25 Mar 2017
Date Written: February 11, 2017
This article, forthcoming in the Minnesota Law Review, extensively examines whether and to what extent President Trump risks violating the Foreign Emoluments Clause through his continued interests in the Trump Organization. Numerous legal authorities show that the clause is narrower than is commonly asserted, but that serious constitutional problems will arise if President Trump becomes entangled in the organization's business activities.
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Grewal, Andy, The Foreign Emoluments Clause and the Chief Executive (February 11, 2017). Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 102, 2017; U Iowa Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-15. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2902391