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.
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Broadly restating the ancient principle that Parliament holds dominant power in Britain’s national government, even while vigorously exercising its own authority to declare what laws mean, the United Kingdom Supreme Court ruled in a divided decision on Tuesday that only Parliament can take the step of pulling out of the European Union.
The Supreme Court on Monday morning cleared the way for the new Trump Administration to switch the government’s position – if it wishes to do so – to allow states to enforce strict photo ID requirements for America’s voters.
One of the highest profile court cases on state laws requiring voters to have photo IDs — a case now awaiting the Supreme Court’s reaction — may be affected in a major way by the opening of the Trump Administration on Friday.
Our Supreme Court correspondent, Lyle Denniston, explains why by next Tuesday morning, the constitutional drama surrounding Great Britain’s Supreme Court and Brexit may be resolved, in one way or another.