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Is the premise of Robert Mueller about how a sitting President cannot be indicted imply that a sitting President is above the law?

Background In page 213 of the Mueller Report, the Special Counsel team describes thier considerations that guided their obstruction-of-justice investigation. First, a traditional prosecution or ...
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Why can't federal courts issue advisory opinions?

In the United States, federal courts are not allowed to issue advisory opinions under the "case or controversy" requirement specified in the Constitution. Many states also do not allow their courts to ...
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