The Obama administration on Monday asked the Supreme Court to reopen the government’s case defending its broad new immigration policy, but to act on the request only after a ninth Justice has joined the Court.
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A public school board in Virginia, arguing that no one ever thought that separate restrooms for the sexes would be illegal, asked the Supreme Court on Wednesday to delay a court order that it must provide equal access to those facilities for transgender students.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center, constitutional literacy adviser, looks at how the constitutional lines between what judges do, as compared to what political candidates and members of Congress and occupants of the White House do, may not be entirely clear and precise.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at how a divided Supreme Court could accelerate the arrival of a case before the Justices about transgender students.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the FBI and Attorney General’s role in deciding to press charges in high-profile cases, which can suddenly gain a lot of visibility when a criminal investigation is aimed at a prominent political figure.