Remarks from a Trump spokesman that the new administration might want legal recreational marijuana sales to end in several states could start a new controversy over the boundaries of federal power.
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Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at a debate over states’ rights and Obama administration’s ambitious efforts to protect the environment from carbon pollution.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at remarks made by a Tennessee judge that his court lacked the power to decide a divorce case because of the Supreme Court’s Obergefell decision.
On Monday morning, the United States Supreme Court asked the Solicitor General’s office for its opinion in a lawsuit involving three states about the commercial sales of marijuana for recreational use in Colorado.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s adviser on constitutional literacy, looks at claims from an Alabama judge that harken back to the 1950s civil rights school desegregation decisions.