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Donald Trump speaks after the appeals court hearing on his claim of immunity from prosecution on Jan. 9, 2024, in Washington. Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images

Trump was not king and can be prosecuted for crimes committed while president: Appeals court places limits on immunity

Claire Wofford, College of Charleston

Donald Trump has claimed he is immune from prosecution for actions he took as part of his job as president. An appeals court unanimously disagreed, allowing the many prosecutions of Trump to proceed.

Jennifer Crumbley enters the Michigan courtroom during her trial on involuntary manslaughter charges on Feb. 5, 2024. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images

Michigan mother convicted of manslaughter for school shootings by her son – after buying him a gun and letting him keep it unsecured

Thaddeus Hoffmeister, University of Dayton

Jennifer Crumbley was found guilty for a school shooting committed by her son; the father faces trial next.

US President Donald Trump speaks to supporters from the Ellipse near the White House on Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, D.C. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images

More than 78 ‘friends’ of the Supreme Court offer advice on the 14th Amendment and Trump’s eligibility

Wayne Unger, Quinnipiac University

34 groups filed briefs with the Supreme Court in favor of keeping Donald Trump on the ballot, 30 favored disqualifying him as an insurrectionist, and 14 simply added legal information to the record.

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