The Emoluments Clause of the Constitution does not bar a proposed cooperative maritime counternarcotics operation, because the foreign naval personnel assisting U.S. law enforcement personnel would not hold an “Office of Profit or Trust” under the United States.
The Constitutionality of Cooperative International Law Enforcement Activities Under the Emoluments Clause
Date of Issuance:
Monday, October 7, 1996
Updated July 9, 2014