Independent Prosecutors, the Trump-Russia Connection, and the Separation of Powers

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Steven D. Schwann, Social Education November/December 2017

“The U.S. Constitution codifies a complex system of governmental checks and balances. But for all its innovation, our founding document fails to address the question of how to prosecute wrongdoing by personnel in the executive branch, including the president of the United States.”

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