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Nov 21
How the immigration and executive order debate tests presidential power

How the immigration and executive order debate tests presidential power

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.

Nov 21
Zivotofsky and the integrity of the Supreme Court

Zivotofsky and the integrity of the Supreme Court

In this commentary, Chris Edelson from American University argues that the Supreme Court has a chance in its upcoming Zivotofsky v. Kerry decision to correct a precedent it set in 1936 about presidential powers.

Article II, Presidency

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