House Republicans have filed a lawsuit against President Barack Obama they first approved in July, but the legal action will need to tackle a significant legal hurdle to move forward: the issue of standing.
Next Monday, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case originating near Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, that asks the Justices to decide when violent posts on social media are protected by the First Amendment.
President Obama’s executive orders about immigration have sparked a lively debate among constitutional scholars. Here is what 10 noted scholars have been saying about executive powers and their use to redefine immigration policies.
Louis Fisher from the Constitution Project and Chris Edelson from American University analyze President Obama’s speech and executive orders about immigration, in a detailed conversation with the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen.
President Barack Obama’s new executive orders about immigration have reignited a long-simmering debate about the constitutional extent of the President’s powers to act independently of Congress.