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Article II 

    Section 2

    • Clause 3
    • The President shall have Power to fill up all Vacancies that may happen during the Recess of the Senate, by granting Commissions which shall expire at the End of their next Session.

      • ArtII.S2.C3.1 Recess Appointments Power
        • ArtII.S2.C3.1.1  Recess Appointments Power: Overview
        • ArtII.S2.C3.1.2 Recess Appointments Power: Doctrine and Practice
        • ArtII.S2.C3.1.3 Recess Appointments Power: Select Topics for Consideration
      • ArtII.S2.C3.2 Implied or Inherent Powers
        • ArtII.S2.C3.2.1  Implied or Inherent Powers: Overview
        • ArtII.S2.C3.2.2 Inherent Foreign Affairs Power
        • ArtII.S2.C3.2.3  Executive Privilege: Overview
        • ArtII.S2.C3.2.4 Presidential Immunity to Criminal and Civil Suits
          • ArtII.S2.C3.2.4.1 Presidential Immunity to Criminal and Civil Suits: Doctrine and Practice
          • ArtII.S2.C3.2.4.2 Presidential Immunity to Criminal and Civil Suits: Select Topics for Consideration