CAFE Insider 05/20: Reversing Roe & Politicizing Pardons

Show Notes

In this clip from the CAFE Insider podcast, Preet and Anne discuss President Trump’s approach to pardons and their concerns over process and fairness.

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REFERENCES AND SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:

THE PARDON POWER

Trump’s Recent Pardons:

  • “The President and His Power to Pardon,” New York Times, 5/19/19
  • “Trump pardons Pat Nolan, former GOP lawmaker taken down in FBI’s ‘Shrimpscam’ probe,” LATimes, 5/15/19
  • “Trump pardons billionaire friend Conrad Black, who wrote a book about him,” Washington Post, 5/15/19
  • “Trump May Be Preparing Pardons for Servicemen Accused of War Crimes,” New York Times, 5/18/19

Pardon of Marc Rich:

  • “Rich Made His Fortune by Breaking the Rules,” Washington Post, 3/13/01
  • “Holder admits ‘mistakes’ in Rich pardon,” CNN, 1/15/09
  • “U.S. attorney launches criminal probe of Rich pardon,” CNN, 2/14/01

Pardon of Richard Nixon:

  • “NO CONDITIONS SET Action Taken to Spare Nation and Ex‐Chief, President Asserts,” New York Times, 9/9/74
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