Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, explains why there may be no early constitutional resolution to lawsuits against the Obama administration for everything from Obamacare to immigration.
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Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s expected resignation is adding another new element to an expected showdown between the Obama administration and Republican leaders over cabinet-level nominations.
House Republicans have filed a lawsuit against President Barack Obama they first approved in July, but the legal action will need to tackle a significant legal hurdle to move forward: the issue of standing.
President Barack Obama’s new executive orders about immigration have reignited a long-simmering debate about the constitutional extent of the President’s powers to act independently of Congress.
In this commentary, Chris Edelson from American University argues that the Supreme Court has a chance in its upcoming Zivotofsky v. Kerry decision to correct a precedent it set in 1936 about presidential powers.