by Jon Guze
Senior Fellow, Legal Studies, John Locke Foundation
In a recent opinion, the Colorado Supreme Court found that Donald Trump is disqualified from serving a second presidential term under Section Three of the 14th Amendment. The case is now headed for the U.S. Supreme Court.
In September, I discussed the underlying issues in a blog post, and readers who want a quick overview may want to take a look. The post included excerpts from commentary by legal scholars on both sides of the question, namely, William Baude and Michael McConnell. Baude and McConnell went on to debate the topic in person at the Federalist Society’s annual meeting in November. I encourage readers who want to learn more to watch: