The new year will bring a new nominee to the Supreme Court with an incoming Republican administration taking over the White House, and three long-overdue cases finally will get a spot on the Supreme Court calendar.
The new Trump administration will be in office only 11 days when it must take its first position on a constitutional issue, arising in a major Supreme Court case on prolonged detention of immigrants in prison-like conditions.
As another holiday season approaches, the annual debates about the appropriateness of religious-themed displays on public property continue.
The secret meeting was brief at the White House, and it involved a U.S. President and a King, of sorts. And even today, it generates more interest at the National Archives, in terms of image requests, than the Constitution or the Bill of Rights.
With all of the recent attention given to the Electoral College, not a lot has been written by the Supreme Court on the unique electoral institution – mostly because the Court has had few opinions about it in the past 226 years.
Only nine Cabinet nominees have ever been rejected by the Senate. Will Trump’s nominees fare as well?
Any uncertainty about Donald Trump’s status as President-elect was erased on Monday, as the Electoral College selected the Republican candidate as the next President of the United States.
The effort by a New Mexico lawyer to force a Senate vote on the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Merrick B. Garland may have reached its final point on Monday morning, as Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., refused the request.
Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, says that unanswered constitutional questions about the president’s acceptance of financial gifts or things of value from foreign governments might reside in the White House itself.
Today, the 538 members of the Electoral College meet across the country to pick the next President of the United States. Here’s what you need to know about this American tradition.