Several politicians recently referred to a controversial World War II Supreme Court decision in the debate about Syrian refugees. Public reaction showed how much the Korematsu decision is debated – and derided – today.
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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.
Landmark Cases, C-SPAN’s new series on historic Supreme Court decisions—produced in cooperation with the National Constitution Center—continues on Monday, Nov 23 at 9 p.m. ET. This week’s show features the Brown desegregation 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.
In this commentary, American University’s Chris Edeldson says it would be a mistake to make decisions about ISIS based on fear, including the decision that any one President can or should take on this problem single-handedly.