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Professor Steven G. Calabresi's Rebuttal: Does the Incompatibility Clause Apply to the President?

Seth Barrett Tillman

Abstract

This article is part of a four-part Professor Steven G. Calabresi-Tillman exchange on PENNumbra, and a three-part Professor Saikrishna Bangalore Prakash-Tillman exchange on the Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy and on DJCLPP Sidebar.

Both sets of articles deal with Senate-Presidential incompatibility under Article I, Section 6, Clause 2 – the Ineligibility Clause (a/k/a the Emoluments Clause) and the Incompatibility Clause.

The Professor Steven G. Calabresi-Tillman appears at: Seth Barrett Tillman & Steven G. Calabresi, Debate, The Great Divorce: The Current Understanding of Separation of Powers and the Original Meaning of the Incompatibility Clause, 157 U. PA. L. REV. PENNUMBRA 134 (2008), http://www.pennumbra.com/debates/pdfs/GreatDivorce.pdf.

Tillman’s opening appears on SSRN (http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1292359), and on BEPRESS (http://works.bepress.com/seth_barrett_tillman/98/).

Professor Steven G. Calabresi’s rebuttal appears on SSRN (http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1294671).

Tillman’s clsoing statement or reply appears on SSRN (http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1292334), and on BEPRESS (http://works.bepress.com/seth_barrett_tillman/91/).

Professor Steven G. Calabresi’s closing statement appears on SSRN (http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1294671).

This article is Professor Calabresi's rebuttal to my opening statement.

The related Professor Saikrishna Bangalore Prakash-Tillman series appears at:

Tillman’s opening appears on SSRN (http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1099355), and on BEPRESS (http://works.bepress.com/seth_barrett_tillman/63/).

Professor Saikrishna Bangalore Prakash’s response appears on SSRN (http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1557164).

Tillman’s reply is yet to be drafted and posted.

The Prakash-Tillman exchange appears below under "Related Files". Professor Calabresi's opening statement in the Calabresi-Tillman exchange can be reached through the links below at "Suggested Citation".

[May 25, 2011]

Suggested Citation

Steven G. Calabresi, Rebuttal, Does the Incompatibility Clause Apply to the President?, in Seth Barrett Tillman & Steven G. Calabresi, Debate, The Great Divorce: The Current Understanding of Separation of Powers and the Original Meaning of the Incompatibility Clause, 157 U. Pa. L. Rev. PENNumbra 134, 141-45 (2008), available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1294671, also available at http://www.pennumbra.com/debates/pdfs/GreatDivorce.pdf.

DJCLPP.TILLMAN2.pdf (309 kB)
Opening to Professor Prakash-Tillman exchange

DJCLPP.PRAKASH.pdf (69 kB)
Professor Prakash's response

Calabresi.Cite.List.pdf (63 kB)
Citation List to Professor Steven G. Calabresi's Opening and Closing Statement on PENNumbra

MADISON_TO_PENDLETON_LETTER_FEB1792.pdf (212 kB)
Madison to Pendleton Letter (Feb. 21, 1792)