Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, says Donald Trump’s comments on Muslim immigration were considered as a factor as three federal appeals judges pondered the fate of his immigration ban executive order on Tuesday.
Three federal judges will hear arguments at 6 p.m. EST today that could decide the immediate fate of President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration related to refugees and immigrants. Here’s a brief explanation of what to expect.
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals is getting a lot of attention these days in the battle over President Trump’s immigration executive order. But the court soon could be split up into two courts, if some lawmakers have their way.
The Constitution’s first amendment after the Bill of Rights represented the first use of congressional power to contradict a Supreme Court decision.
Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, explains why a technical dispute over language could delay a federal appeals court ruling on President Donald Trump’s immigration executive order until February 17 at the earliest.
It’s the 106th birthday of Ronald Reagan, and since he was one of the most widely recognized world leaders, it’s not hard to find some interesting facts about the 40th president.
The Reagan era of the 1980s is often remembered for the President’s pursuit of ending the Cold War and his legacy as the “Great Communicator.” But Reagan’s impact on the Supreme Court was also significant and still relevant today.
The federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has let a temporary ban on President Trump’s immigration executive order stay in place until it can consider detailed arguments from the administration, Washington state and Minnesota early next week.
On February 5, 1937, President Franklin D. Roosevelt shocked America by introducing a plan to expand the Supreme Court, to gain favorable votes. FDR’s war on the court was short-lived, and it was defeated by a crafty chief justice and Roosevelt’s own party members.
Constitution Daily Supreme Court correspondent Lyle Denniston explains what District Judge James L. Robart’s sweeping immigration ruling against the Trump Administration means, and why the case could be on a fast track to the Supreme Court.