Ilya Shapiro and Trevor Burrus from the CATO Institute argue in a commentary that the separation of powers demands that the president not be allowed to meddle in the Senate’s internal processes.
David J. Arkush from the University of Richmond School of Law believes a critical party doesn’t have a voice in today’s Supreme Court arguments about presidential appointments: the political leadership that controls the Senate.
The Supreme Court announced on Friday that it will take on a potentially historic case about how Americans receive and watch television, after the Justices granted a request from both sides in the dispute for a day in court.
A former top aide to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie “took the Fifth” at a state hearing on Thursday into alleged forced traffic jams used as a tactic during Christie’s re-election campaign. But what exactly does taking the Fifth mean in the Bridgegate case?
Alexander Fullman examines the facts in the high-profile case of National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning, which could expand or limit the President’s powers to make executive appointments without immediate Senate approval.
One major case will be heard next week by the Supreme Court and a second big case could be announced, as the Justices ponder a potential landmark case about television.
On Monday, Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell will be one of three people allowed to argue a case before the Supreme Court. So how unusual is it for a non-lawyer to appear before the nine Justices?
Lyle Denniston looks at some recent quotes about restricted rights from gun owners, which show conflict over the Second Amendment even among people on the same side of the issue.
Advance reviews of former Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates’ book has Washington talking about public policy and the people who make it, including some pointed words about the Obama administration and harsher comments about Congress.
A senate candidate in Nebraska is running tongue-in-cheek TV ads asking for the nation’s capital to be moved from Washington, D.C., to his home state. But is that a constitutional reality?