People are telling me that I should hand over the audio tapes.But, if I do then I will be guilty.I know I will say that I cannot because its executive privilege.
Facts of the case
Mr.President are you talking to yourself again?
Question Before the Court
United State vs Nixon
Executive privilege may save my presidency.Also I am not a crook
In 1972, several people were arrested in the democratic National committee (DNC), in a building called Watergate, in Washington,D.C.The criminals who were arrested had contacts with the reelection campaign of the republican president Richard Nixon.For there reason a grand jury gave indictments against seven of Presidents Nixon's closest assistants in the Watergate scandal. Nixon appointed a special prosecutor. Defendants sought audio tapes of conversations recorded in the Oval Office .Nixon did not wanted to hand over the audio tapes clamming it was executive privilege
Arguments for the Petitioner
Nixon must hand over the tapes because Executive Privilege is limited
Does the President have the right to safeguard certain information, using his "executive privilege" confidentiality power, protected from judicial review?
Arguments for the Respondent
I will not hand over the tapes because I have Executive Privilege
Executive privilege permits the president of the U.S or high level executive branch officer to withhold information from Congress,the courts, and ultimately the public.
The United States as the petitioner said that Executive Privilege is limited and that Nixon must hand over the tapes.
Nixon as the Respondent argue that he will not hand over the tapes because he has Executive Privilege.