Amicus with Dahlia Lithwick

On this week’s Amicus with Dahlia Lithwick, my friend and colleague Andrew Kent and I talk about our article “Faithful Execution and Article II” (with Ethan Leib) on the historical meaning of the Take Care clause and oaths as fiduciary-like limits on the president, plus this week’s cases Gamble (double jeopard) & Gundy (non-delegation).

Author: Jed Shugerman

Legal historian at Fordham Law School, teaching Torts, Administrative Law, and Constitutional History. JD/PhD in History, Yale. Red Sox and Celtics fan, youth soccer coach. Author of "The People's Courts: Pursuing Judicial Independence in America" (2012) on the rise of judicial elections in America. I filed an amicus brief in the Emoluments litigation against Trump along with a great team of historians. I'm working on "The Rise of the Prosecutor Politicians," a history of prosecutors and American politics, and another project on the origins of independent agencies in America.

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