Litigation, Laws, and Accountability

Insurrection and Section 3 of the 14th Amendment

Linked below are recent analyses relating to the insurrection clause in Section 3 Section 3 of the 14th Amendment and whether it disqualifies from office those that engaged in the Jan. 6 insurrection.

Two conservative law professors examined the “insurrection” provision in Section 3 of the 14th Amendment and have concluded in an upcoming law review article that former President Donald Trump is barred from office because he “engaged in insurrection.” Their article will be published in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review. Read the article here.

Poll: Majority of voters would support disqualifying Trump under 14th Amendment
Fifty-one percent say Trump engaged in insurrection and can be barred from running again, according to a new POLITICO | Morning Consult poll. Access the poll from Politico here.