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On This Date in Legal History

On September 8, 1974, President Ford pardoned former President Nixon for any crimes he may have committed while in office. Ford cited his authority to do so pursuant to Article II, Section 2 of the United States Constitution. He explained … Continue reading

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On This Date in Legal History

On September 8, 1974, President Ford pardoned former President Nixon for any crimes he may have committed while in office. Ford cited his authority to do so pursuant to Article II, Section 2 of the United States Constitution. He explained … Continue reading

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Ford Pardoned Nixon On This Date

On September 8, 1974, President Ford pardoned former President Nixon for any crimes he may have committed while in office.  Ford cited his authority to do so pursuant to Article II, Section 2 of the United States Constitution. He explained … Continue reading

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Defining “Natural born Citizen” in Article II of our Constitution

Article II of our Constitution places certain limitations on who can serve as President of the United States. A President must (1) be at least 35 years old; (2) have lived in the United States for 14 years; and (3) … Continue reading

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