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Constitution Check: Can a state close its borders entirely to undocumented immigrants?

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.

Constitution Check: Would the Supreme Court uphold a ban on Super PACs closely linked to candidates?

One word has always turned up in a string of modern constitutional rulings by the Supreme Court loosening federal controls on campaign spending. That word is “independent.”