Separation of Powers and Executive Privilege: The Watergate Briefs
Demetrios James Caraley AND Frances Penn introduce the original legal briefs filed in the historic lawsuit to obtain for grand jury use the tape recordings of presidential conversations concerning the Watergate break-in. While President Nixon's attorneys argue in their brief that if disclosure of the tapes can be compelled by the courts "the damage to the institution of the Presidency will be severe and irreparable," the brief of the Special Watergate Prosecutor contends that "even the highest executive officials are subject to the rule of law" and "there is no exception for the President from the guiding principle that the public, in pursuit of justice, has a right to every man's evidence."
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