Recently, the Washington Post listed 36 possible Donald Trump running mates, including his daughter, Ivanka. And there has been a debate since 2008 about Bill Clinton as a VP candidate. Does the Constitution allow these scenarios?
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In this commentary, Laura Little of Temple University’s Beasley Law School explains how the presidential election will shape the nation’s high court.
For now, it looks like the battle lines are drawn for the 2016 presidential election, with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump as the main combatants. But in this most unusual of races, are the traditional Swing States the same?
Earlier this week, the Supreme Court added three cases to its docket for the Court’s next term. Two of the newly granted cases take on issues surrounding the death penalty, while the other case involves state legislature redistricting.
In this commentary, Jean Galbraith of the University of Pennsylvania Law School explains how the Constitution and other forces constrain the President in foreign affairs.