Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, looks at an upcoming historic constitutional moment for the British legal system: the United Kingdom Supreme Court decision on Brexit.
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A newly fashioned constitutional rule against partisan gerrymandering, emerging Monday in a federal court in Wisconsin, will be tested in the Supreme Court, state officials now plan. The split decision by a three-judge federal trial court struck down a 2011 plan giving Republicans a distinct advantage to elect members of the 99-seat state Assembly.
Lyle Denniston, Constitution Daily’s Supreme Court correspondent, explains why the American people must rely upon Congress – no matter which party controls the House and Senate – to monitor the relationship between a president and a family business.
For the first time, the election of Donald Trump as President is having a direct impact on the federal government’s operations — specifically, on President Obama’s sweeping new orders aimed at delaying the deportation of upwards of four million undocumented immigrants.
With time running out on President Obama’s nomination of Circuit Judge Merrick B. Garland to be a Supreme Court Justice, a federal trial judge in Washington, D.C., on Thursday threw out a New Mexico lawyer’s lawsuit seeking to force a vote in the Senate.