Yes, A President Can Be Indicted While In Office

JONATHAN TURLEY

Below is my column in the Washington Post on the question of whether a president can be indicted while in office.  Many academics believe that there is an implied immunity from such indictments in Article II of the Constitution. I do not agree as explained in the column below.  Once again, I have stated that I do not see compelling evidence of any prosecutable crimes against President Trump. However, if such evidence did arise and satisfied a grand jury, the Special Counsel could indict even before any impeachment.

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Utopia - you are standing in it promotes a classical liberal view of the world and champion the mass flourishing of humanity through capitalism and the rule of law. The origin of the blog is explained in the first blog post at https://utopiayouarestandinginit.wordpress.com/2014/03/12/why-call-my-blog-utopia-you-are-standing-in-it/

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