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Presidential Powers and Immunities

         
 
Is the president involved in litigation?
NO
Is the president wielding power with the consent of congress?
NO
Is the President wielding power without the consent nor the disapproval of congress?
NO
Is the President wielding power with the disapproval of congress/ Congress has already acted on the issue?


YES

YES


YES


YES


YES
Is it civil?
NO
Is it criminal?
Are congress and the president trying to change the procedural requirements of the constitution? Foreign affairs are exempt
President's power is intermediate and some deference. Foreign affairs are exempt
President's power is lowest and it is his powers- and Congressional constitutional powers. Foreign affairs are exempt

YES

YES

YES


YES

NO



Is it over personal actions?
NO
Is it over official actions?
Unconstitutional, even they both agree.
President's power is at its greatest and deserves much deference
 

YES


YES






No Immunity, no deference to postpone trial until after term in office
Absolute Immunity