Nixon v. Fitzgerald: When Five Supreme Court Justices Said a President Can Be Indicted

“Most analyses of this topic, including a lengthy opinion by the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel in 2000, overlook a Supreme Court case in which five Justices apparently favored the idea that the President can be subject to criminal prosecution. (The other four Justices did not exactly disagree either.),” wrote Ryan Goodman in his analysis of Nixon v. Fitzgerald, 457 U.S. 731 (1982). For more, see Goodman’s analysis here. — Joe

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