Lund on Sen. Menendez Case
Professor Nelson Lund comments in a Washington Post article on federal corruption charges against Senator Robert Menendez.
Commenting on a possible defense strategy under the Speech or Debate Clause, which immunizes lawmakers from prosecution for legislative acts, Lund said, “The Speech or Debate Clause does not immunize you from bribery charges, but the kinds of evidence that the government may acquire or use can be affected.”
Corruption case against Sen. Robert Menendez could be tough to make, Washington Post, March 7, 2015. By Mike DeBonis.