It’s a safe bet that when the new fiscal year for the federal government begins on October 1, the Constitution will not require a balanced budget.
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Protection against double jeopardy begins the moment that a jury is chosen and sworn in. The key question for Roger Clemens is when it stops.
Controversy over the limits of government power was renewed in a recent cover story about the Constitution in TIME magazine.
The Constitution’s Sixth Amendment does not promise, and does not require, a perfect trial in any criminal case.
No president has ever tried to borrow beyond the debt limit … That does not make it unconstitutional, but it does raise constitutional doubts.