What are the legal framework and historical basis for presidential pardons, and can a president self-pardon or issue pre-emptive pardons? In the latest installment of this popular series, Peter Afrasiabi answers these and many other interesting questions while reviewing the laws that govern presidential pardons.
Peter Afrasiabi, Partner, One LLP, Newport Beach, CA
Peter is a founding partner at One, LLP, and focuses his practice on copyright, patent, trademark and entertainment litigation. In addition, he is a professor and the Director of the Appellate Clinic at University of California, Irvine School of Law. Peter graduated from University of California, Los Angeles and University of Southern California Gould School of Law.