September 30, 2019 | Professor Derek T. Muller is quoted in the Bloomberg Tax news article, “Here’s What You Should Know as Trump Tax Return Battles Brew.” The article analyzes current state and federal legal cases concerning the release of presidential tax returns.
Excerpt from “Here’s What You Should Know as Trump Tax Return Battles Brew”
Law professors said a court may ask whether the California requirement only shapes California’s election process or adds a new qualification for becoming president.
Wanting to know what a candidate’s tax returns look like is “clearly a political matter and not an election process matter,” said Derek T. Muller, a professor at Pepperdine Law School who focuses on election law.
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