Are Dept. of Justice memos actually binding laws?
- Anonymous9 months agoFavorite Answer
No, agency guidance documents into binding rules.
Two memos authored by the Office of Legal Counsel—one in 1973, in the midst of the Nixon impeachment saga, the other in 2000, on the heels of the Clinton impeachment saga—take the view that a sitting president is immune from indictment. By contrast, two different memos—authored by the Office of Special Counsel investigating Nixon, and the Office of Independent Counsel investigating Clinton—reach the opposite conclusion.
- ExoplanetLv 79 months ago
Ahhh... agency policies and procedures. How fun. Nupe. U.S. Code stuff is U.S. Code stuff. Think about it.
- SallyLv 79 months ago
No, but the department still abides by them.
- RayalLv 79 months ago
No................................Laws are made by congress.
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- MikeLv 79 months ago
They regulate DOJ policy in more detail than laws.