Reports that President Barack Obama could use executive orders to enact immigration policies could force a showdown with Republicans with broad constitutional implications.
Each year, Supreme Court justices spend their summer making public and private speaking appearances. And each season, a few notable quotes make it out in the press that show what the jurists are thinking.
On Saturday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled that the city cannot prohibit individuals from carrying firearms in public.
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at arguments that a lawsuit from Republicans against President Obama is a political tactic or about a broader constitutional issue.
In the wake of a historic ruling against California’s teacher tenure laws, an education advocacy group founded by former CNN news anchor Campbell Brown is challenging similar rules in New York State.