Presidential Pardon for Scooter Libby?

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Dr. Kermit Roosevelt

Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania


Researches and teaches constitutional law, conflict of laws


"There are really no restriction on the pardon power, although a pardon should be motivated by an assessment of national interest rather than the president's private interest, but there's really no way to enforce that requirement."   



Dr. Kathryn Dunn Tenpas

Washington Semester Program Director and Adjunct Associate Professor

of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania


* Presidential scholar who studies White House operations and staffing, presidential polling and political consultants

* Author of the book "Presidents as Candidates"

* Authored or co-authored numerous articles analyzing the Bush administration