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Article II Section II Clause 3 U.S. Constitution Suggests Releasing Former Illinois Governor Roderick Blagojevich
DePaul, UIUC Law Review, NIU Law Review, Loyola Law Review, Sun Times, Tribune, Daily Herald Chicago (2015)
  • James T Struck
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Article II Section II Clause 3 U.S. Constitution Suggests Releasing Former Illinois Governor Roderick Blagojevich. As the President has the power to make recess appointments and there were recesses around Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas, New Year's Day, President Elect Obama or President George Bush even could have appointed a new senator in November 2008. Rod Blagojevich should be released as complexities involving the Constitution are not really a reason to confine someone. By the way again, Barack Obama could have in theory even have chosen himself in 2008 and himself again in 2010. There is not really a requirement that I am aware of that he really needed to vacate his Senate Seat. Elected in 2004, he really could have even completed his 2004-2010 term. What law are you aware of that he had to vacate his Seat? I know of none. Mark Kirk would have some more time to rest under this view.

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  • Article II Section II Clause 3 U.S. Constitution Suggests Releasing Former Illinois Governor Roderick Blagojevich
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2015
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James T Struck. "Article II Section II Clause 3 U.S. Constitution Suggests Releasing Former Illinois Governor Roderick Blagojevich" DePaul, UIUC Law Review, NIU Law Review, Loyola Law Review, Sun Times, Tribune, Daily Herald Chicago (2015)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/james_struck/54/