Will Standing Kill Suit Against Trump? - The Am Law Litigation Daily

President Donald Trump signs an executive order to withdraw the U.S. from the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact agreed to under the Obama administration, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington.

US ethics lawsuits against Trump part of groups' political strategy - Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks while signing executive orders at the White House in Washington January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque. By Andrew Chung and Dan Levine. Legal advocacy groups seeking to challenge President Donald Trump ...

The Emoluments Clause for Dummies - Wall Street Journal

In the age of Trump, everyone's an expert. Case in point: On Monday a group of attorneys and scholars asked a federal court to declare that President Trump is violating the Constitution's Emoluments Clause. Suddenly, thousands of people on Facebook and ...

Constitutional Suit Against Trump Faces Hurdles - Bloomberg

It's not clear the watchdog group challenging Trump hotels' acceptance of foreign money has a good enough reason to sue. by. Noah Feldman. @NoahRFeldman More stories by Noah Feldman. 87. Tue Jan 24 2017 09:55:53 GMT-0800 (PST). Checking in.

See You in Court, Mr. President - Slate Magazine

On Monday, ethics watchdog Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington sued President Donald Trump for violating the Emoluments Clause, a constitutional provision that prohibits federal officials from accepting “any present, emolument, office, ...

A watchdog sues Donald Trump over foreign payments to his companies - The Economist (blog)

UNLIKE his predecessor, Donald Trump did not teach constitutional law before becoming president. Yet owing to some of his positions on individual rights, Mr Trump's ascension to the presidency promises new opportunities for Americans to become more ...

Emoluments lawsuit: Political maneuvering or a viable tactic? - Christian Science Monitor

At issue is the seldom-litigated Foreign Emoluments Clause, which the plaintiffs say President Trump began violating Friday upon taking the oath of office. Monitor's Best: Top 5. Rouhani's election victory in Iran was dramatic, but how deep did it go ...

Who can sue Trump over emoluments? - CNN

(CNN) Three days into office, President Donald Trump was sued for allegedly violating the Constitution he took an oath to defend, but questions remain whether those behind the lawsuit have any standing to pursue a case. The central legal argument ...

Looking at the Foreign Emoluments Clause lawsuit against President Trump - Constitution Daily (blog)

An organization is suing President Donald Trump for conflicts of interest, in what could be the start of an interesting legal debate in court about an obscure constitutional provision. Creative Commons: Bin im Garten. In recent weeks, the Foreign ...

Donald Trump under fire as lawsuit filed over his business interests - NEWS.com.au

DONALD Trump's extensive business interests have made him rich and famous but could they also be his undoing? Trump has barely had a chance to settle into the Oval Office but the billionaire TV star turned US President is already drawing fresh legal ...

Group to sue Trump over potential payments from foreign governments - UPI.com

The group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington announced Sunday it plans to file suit against President Donald Trump, pictured during a swearing-in ceremony at the White House on January 22, 2017, alleging that his decision not to place ...

Trump Hit with Lawsuit Over Constitutionality of Business Ties - snopes.com

A public accountability group in Washington, D.C. has filed an ethics lawsuit against President Donald Trump. By. Bethania Palma. Jan 23rd, 2017. Albert H. Teich / Shutterstock.com. 2K. A Washington, D.C.-based public accountability group has filed a ...

Washington Watchdog Sues Trump for Blatantly Breaking Constitution Anti-Corruption Clause - AlterNet

A lawsuit argues that foreigners hold sway because they control Trump's loans, licenses, income and more. By Steven Rosenfeld / AlterNet. January 23, 2017. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Google+ Share to More ...

Donald Trump may face lawsuit filed by former White House ethics attorneys - International Business Times AU

US President Donald Trump plays host to a reception and meeting with US congressional leaders including Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) (L) and House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) (2nd L) in the State Dining Room at the White House in ...

Lawsuit: Trump businesses violate US constitution - Arab News

President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, left, pose with union leader in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on Jan. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). NEW YORK: A legal watchdog group will file a lawsuit Monday alleging that ...

Lawsuit by Ethics Experts Claims Trump's Overseas Interests Violate Constitution - The Root

A lawsuit was filed in federal court Monday by a team of ethics experts and legal scholars alleging that President Donald Trump's overseas businesses violate the Constitution's emoluments clause, which prohibits presidents from taking money from ...

Fmr Ethics Czar: Trump Holdings Likely Violate Constitution - Fox News Insider

A member of a team of bipartisan lawyers have been warning President Trump that his remaining connections to his family's company's large amount of real estate and other holdings may be in violation of the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution.

Explaining the lawsuit and lingering concern over Trump's business dealings - PBS NewsHour

A federal lawsuit filed Monday alleges that President Trump is violating the emoluments clause of the Constitution, which bars government officials from receiving certain types of gifts from foreign powers or governments. William Brangham talks with ...

Does the emoluments clause lawsuit against President Trump stand a chance? - Washington Post

Monday morning, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), a liberal government watchdog organization, joined with several prominent law professors to file a lawsuit against President Trump alleging that he is in violation of the ...

Justice Dept. to Defend Trump in Ethics Lawsuit - Daily Beast

U.S. President Donald Trump (C), flanked by Gary Masino (L) of the Sheet Metal Workers Union and Telma Mata (R) of the Heat and Frost Insulators Allied Workers Local 24, holds a roundtable meeting with labor leaders at the White House in Washington, ...