ABC’s new drama highlights a person who is almost never discussed, and a constitutional issue that often flies under the radar.
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One prominent legal scholar offers a “friendly amendment” to Justice Robert Jackson’s famous concurrence in Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. v. Sawyer.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at how a new case involving a transgender student heading toward the Supreme Court is shaping up as a significant test of judicial deference to bureaucratic views.
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.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s adviser on constitutional literacy, examines the rising pressure that state legislatures are putting on state courts through budget restrictions and other measures.