Mark Greenberg Writes in N.Y. Review of Books on Whether a President Can Obstruct Justice

Professor Mark Greenberg wrote a commentary for the New York Review of Books in which he explores whether a president can obstruct justice by terminating an investigation. Greenberg examines two conflicting ideas related to presidential powers – a republican view, and a royalist view – along with a third, which he calls a "protected act view." "The protected act view," Greenberg writes, "puts the president above the law, violating a fundamental tenet of our democracy and of the rule of law."

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