As the United States Post Office misses key financial payments, critics and supporters speculate about bankruptcy or worse for an institution that predates the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence.
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Mid-May marks two key anniversaries in the conflict between the United States and Mexico in 1846 that set in motion the Civil War – and led to California, Texas and eight other states joining the Union.
It may be that, when the Supreme Court rules on state power to monitor and restrict the activities of people who have entered the U.S. illegally and remain without permission, the Justices will give states additional authority.
Today is the official release of the 1940 Census! Here’s why you should be excited about it–and how you can get involved.
For both lawyers, most of the questions coming from the bench probably will be about Congress’s powers under the Commerce Clause, though some will explore the Necessary and Proper Clause, and at least a few questions may focus on the mandate as a form of tax.