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A boutique firm with unparalleled expertise in business and technology. We have good command of industrial ecology and legal practice, and have undertaken highly regarded cases. Because the small business scope, we pay more emphasis on effectiveness and efficiency, and choose clients with deliberation. The managing partner not only has extensive experiences in various legal issues more over than 20 years, but invests and manages several technology companies. In addition, he always checks each case rigorously. Clients’ business objectives are our primary focus. To achieve the same in the most cost-effective fashion trumps all seemingly sophisticated legal discussions.

Pardon Power isn't All That Powerful

2017 - 09 - 25

The United States Constitution grants the POTUS the pardon power for federal crimes and state offences recognizable under state criminal law.

“But issuing pardons to his own friends, associates and relatives could be a perilous path for Trump, creating additional exposure on two levels, criminal and political — both flowing from an important proposition that is often overlooked in the debate over presidential power. ”

It is up to both Congress and the federal prosecutor to determine whether Trump’s pardons violates norms constitutionally and statutorily.

Political critics are treating this incident as severe as the Watergate scandal, which some argue that it can also lead to the same consequence: impeachment.

Therefore, while Trump is trying to defend his first year as POTUS using his pardon power, it can nonetheless be the last nail in the coffin.

Source: How the pardon power could end Trump’s presidency – The Washington Post

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