As the Obama administration is preparing a report that outlines options for closing the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, another political and legal battle looms about the infamous facility.
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Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at how states refusing to accept Syrian refugees could leverage a 2007 Supreme Court decision.
With more than two dozen governors objecting to a federal government plan to accept Syrian refugees, a spotlight has been placed on how the Constitution deals with these matters.
Tonight, C-SPAN and the National Constitution Center look at the landmark Youngstown Steel case, where the Supreme Court limited President Truman’s executive powers under the Constitution.
Rick Hasen of the University of California, Irvine School of Law and Ilya Shapiro of the Cato Institute in Washington preview an important new Supreme Court case about voter equality.