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Trump seeks stay, will appeal emoluments ruling (access required)

President Donald Trump will appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court a lower appellate court’s revival of Maryland’s claim that he has committed corruption of constitutional consequence in the handling of his Washington hotel. In papers filed Friday, Trump’s attorneys asked ...

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Professors talk Trump, tweets and pardons at MSBA session

OCEAN CITY — Leadership for the administrative law section of the Maryland State Bar Association were unsure whether a session on executive power would remain relevant when they planned it months ago, but law professors Michael I. Meyerson and Mark Graber ...

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Trump lawyer: President’s visits do not give Maryland jurisdiction in emoluments case (access required)

President Donald Trump’s frequent visits to Maryland should not leave him vulnerable to being sued as a private citizen in federal court in the state for allegedly violating the Constitution’s anti-corruption provision by diverting business from the state’s hotels to his own property in Washington, D.C., Trump’s private attorney has argued in court filings.

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Trump can be sued in Md. for corruption, Frosh says (access required)

As a frequent visitor to Maryland, President Donald Trump can be sued as a private citizen in federal court in the state for allegedly violating the Constitution’s anti-corruption provision by diverting business from the state’s hotels to his own property in Washington, D.C., according to Maryland’s attorney general.

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DOJ seeks dismissal of Md. emoluments case against Trump (access required)

A federal judge must dismiss Maryland's lawsuit against citizen Donald Trump for alleged violations of the Constitution’s anti-corruption provision because such a claim can only be brought against a president in his official capacity, the U.S. Justice Department stated in court papers filed Monday.

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Federal judge appears ready to let Md.’s emoluments claim proceed (access required)

A federal judge appears poised to permit Maryland and the District of Columbia to proceed with their lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump unconstitutionally received personal benefits via his hotel holdings while in office so long as the attorneys general amend ...

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