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It depends upon the relief sought. If the relief sought is an injunction seeking the violator from continuing to engage in an emolument generating activity going forward, it would be moot and dismissed when the violator left office. If the relief sought is, for example, an award of money damages related to emoluments already received by the violator, ...


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The appeals court decision only stated that the members of congress suing the President didn't have standing as individual members of congress because "Only an institution can assert an institutional injury". It didn't say that violating the Emoluments Clause was institutional wrong that must be addressed by institutions, it said that a claim that an ...


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A privilege is a right to prevent evidence from being used in a proceeding (even if it has been disclosed publicly by someone who does not "own" the privilege, e.g. the President in whose administration the communication that is privileged occurred, in the case of "Executive Privilege"), even when it is subpoenaed. It is enforced by a motion or request in a ...


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Executive Privlege is the President stating that material sought by the judicial or legilsative branches are personal communications about policy decisions or matters under confidence or advisory (i.e. Attorney Client Privilege or an Advisor laying out numerous options, some of which are legally questionable, but are not acted upon). Typically, Executive ...


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