In this commentary, Richard A. Arenberg says the potential for the Senate to extend its new filibuster rules to Supreme Court nominees should alarm Americans.
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With Eric Holder’s decision to resign as Attorney General, the Obama administration faces the task of getting a new Justice Department chief approved in what could be a closely divided Senate.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s adviser on constitutional literacy, looks at growing arguments about congressional approval for military actions in Syria and Iraq, and what the Founders intended for war-making and war-declaring powers.
In his first visit to the National Constitution Center, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy spoke to an audience of high school students about our nation’s founding documents.
In the second part of his extensive commentary, Robert F. Turner from the University of Virginia looks at issues of policy and international law in his analysis of executive power, the Constitution and intervention against the “Islamic State.”