Reports continue to indicate that President Obama will ask the United States military to launch a limited strike on Syria. But is such an action legal or constitutional within the War Powers Resolution approved by Congress in 1973?
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Amanda Frost from American University’s Washington College of Law explains why Chief Justice John Roberts has set the stage for a constitutional conflict between Congress and the Supreme Court over judicial ethics.
Geoffrey Corn, a professor at South Texas College of Law and a former JAG Officer, takes us through the constitutional aspects of Major Nidal Hasan’s murder trial, and how the process of military justice works in a capital punishment case.
Richard A. Arenberg, in this commentary, says the filibuster plays a vital role in the Senate as a counterbalance to House of Representatives, and it’s the recent behavior of senators that needs to change for the better.
The story of a new heir in Great Britain has Americans abuzz about royalty again. But there are few signs than anyone in the former Colonies wants the monarchy back, for some good historical reasons.