In an elegant act of “judicial jujitsu,” the Supreme Court issued its decision in Marbury v. Madison on February 24, 1803, establishing the high court’s power of judicial review.
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On February 20, 1792, President George Washington officially created the modern United States Postal Service by signing a sweeping act that promoted a free press and put privacy safeguards in place.
This week, Republicans leaders reportedly engaged in a brief debate about killing the Senate filibuster in a closed-door retreat in Philadelphia. That discussion could intensify as the GOP moves to approve a Supreme Court nominee and new legislation in the Senate.
Brianne Gorod of the Constitutional Accountability Center and Andy Grewal of the University of Iowa discuss questions about the President’s business operations.
An organization is suing President Donald Trump for conflicts of interest, in what could be the start of an interesting legal debate in court about an obscure constitutional provision.