Broadly restating the ancient principle that Parliament holds dominant power in Britain’s national government, even while vigorously exercising its own authority to declare what laws mean, the United Kingdom Supreme Court ruled in a divided decision on Tuesday that only Parliament can take the step of pulling out of the European Union.
An organization is suing President Donald Trump for conflicts of interest, in what could be the start of an interesting legal debate in court about an obscure constitutional provision.
The Supreme Court on Monday morning cleared the way for the new Trump Administration to switch the government’s position – if it wishes to do so – to allow states to enforce strict photo ID requirements for America’s voters.
Donald Verrilli, Jr., 46th Solicitor General of the United States, joins the National Constitution Center for an intimate conversation about his time in office and his experiences arguing landmark cases before the Supreme Court.
One the first “orders” of business for President Donald Trump was signing an executive order to weaken Obamacare, while Republicans figure out how to replace it. So what powers do executive orders have?