In a mind-bending op-ed column in last Friday’s Wall Street Journal, Pepperdine University law professor Douglas Kmiec speculates on where a President Hillary Clinton could park her energetic husband after she is sworn in. Bill Clinton, the onetime University of Arkansas constitutional law professor, could be named to the Supreme Court.
Apart from the obvious sticky wicket of nominating a once-impeached and disbarred former president to the nation’s highest court, another corollary question might be this: Would a Justice Bill Clinton have to recuse when, as might happen often, he is called on to rule on a policy or law he or his wife initiated, signed or vetoed as president?
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