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Presidential Power

Readings and resources concerning presidential power.

Pardon Power

Pardon Process

Toluse Olorunnipa et al., White House Assembles Team of Advisers to Guide Clemency Process as Trump Considers More Pardons, Wash. Post (Feb. 19, 2020)

Mark Osler, Trump's Three-Track Clemency Process Just Might Work, The Hill (March 2, 2020) (op ed)

Rachel E. Barkow & Mark Osler, Restructuring Clemency: The Cost of Ignoring Clemency and a Plan for Renewal, 82 U. Chi. L. Rev 1 (2015).


Charlie Savage, Can Trump Pardon Himself? Explaining Presidential Clemency Powers, N.Y. Times (July 21, 2017)

Specific Pardons

Jennifer Rubin, Legal Challenge to Arpaio Pardon Begins, Washington Post (August 30, 2017)