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How Presidential Pardons Work: Can A President Pardon Himself?

President Trump has less than two months in office and experts expect him to issue a number of pardons. There has also been speculation about whether he will pardon himself, even though there is a big legal debate about whether he has that authority.

Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd speaks with Dan Kobil, professor of law at Capital University Law School in Columbus, Ohio.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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