In Clinton v. Jones, the United States Supreme Court held that the Constitution does not afford the President temporary immunity from civil damages litigation arising out of events that occurred prior to his taking office absent the most unusual circumstances.
"Failing to Score: Clinton v. Jones and Claims of Presidential Immunity,"
Mercer Law Review: Vol. 49:
2, Article 8.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.law.mercer.edu/jour_mlr/vol49/iss2/8