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Applicability of Emoluments Clause to Proposed Service of Government Employee on Commission of International Historians

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A government employee’s proposed service as a member of a commission of international historians established under the auspices of the Austrian government would violate the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution, U.S. Const, art. I, § 9, cl. 8.

Updated July 9, 2014