Daniel Farber of the University of California, Berkeley, and Barry McDonald of Pepperdine University discuss how Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump would appoint judges and shape constitutional law.
The Supreme Court’s second day of hearings in its new term moved the Justices directly into some of the most significant controversies they will face in coming months, and it was plain that the outcomes are hardly going to be bold.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s Supreme Court correspondent, looks at Monday’s denial of a rehearing in the Obama administration’s immigration case and why it could stand out in the court’s history.
On Monday morning, the United States Supreme Court didn’t accept two appeals related to a high-profile case about compensation for college student athletes.
Without comment, the Supreme Court on Monday turned down the Obama administration’s request to grant a new hearing on the legality of the President’s ambitious immigration policy. It also refused a case supporting the Washington pro football team’s legal right to continue using its trademarks with copyright protections.