Yes, it’s Valentine’s Day and in a romantic tribute to couples everywhere, it’s time to turn back the pages to remember three unusual White House romances.
On Thursday afternoon, a federal appeals court ruled against President Donald Trump’s immigration ban executive order, setting up a possible Supreme Court date. But that’s not the only Trump immigration order on a possible path to a high-stakes legal showdown.
Justice Antonin Scalia was known for his well-written Supreme Court opinions and his obscure word choices. Here’s a look at the some Scaliaisms, which may also come in handy if you’re stuck in a word-playing game.
Timothy Huebner, author of Liberty and Union, provides a reexamination of the Civil War era, exploring how the African American understanding of constitutional equality helped transform a war for the Union into a war for emancipation and equal rights.
Donald Trump isn’t the only President to ever criticize the judicial branch.
It’s Abraham Lincoln’s 208th birthday today, but you wouldn’t know it by watching the number of states that observe the day as a paid holiday.
Abraham Lincoln, the man, was a national figure for a little less than a decade in his lifetime. But Lincoln, the legend, is a daily part of most American’s lives as a figure represented in currency, pop culture and our geography.
President Trump’s attempt to strictly limit immigration of people from Mideast nations, stalled for now by court orders, moves into a new and important phase in the coming week. The White House may produce an entirely new order, even as two federal courts will be pondering their next legal steps.
General James Mattis received a waiver allowing him to take the job, despite his recent retirement. Is this good for democracy?
Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, says the Ninth Circuit’s ruling on President Trump’s immigration executive order is an affirmation of an independent and watchful judiciary.