As the Treasury Department rattled markets on Thursday with a recession warning about a potential government default, one controversial option remains off the table: raising the debt ceiling by invoking the 14th Amendment.
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In the commentary, Doug Kendall and Tom Donnelly from the Constitutional Accountability Center say with both the legal left and the legal right fully engaged, the battle over the Constitution’s original meaning will be one of this term’s biggest stories in the new Supreme Court term.
Steven L. Schwarcz from Duke Law examines the consequences, both economic and legal, of a “technical” U.S. debt default, and why such a default today would be devastating.
The Constitute website from the Comparative Constitutions Project and Google Ideas has sparked a lot of news coverage in the past week. Zachary Elkins, one of the three scholars behind Constitute, takes us inside the process of looking at all the world’s constitutions, at once.
The official launch of the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, was rocky at best on Tuesday. But a bevy of court challenges pose some potentially formidable obstacles for the gigantic federal-state program.