Presidential Executive Orders and the Constitution: What Can Trump Really Do?

David Schultz What is an executive order and what can presidents such as Trump do with them?Article I, Section 7 of the Constitution describes the process for how a bill becomes a law. The process requires both houses of Congress to pass legislation with identical language and for it to be signed by the president. …

Presidential Executive Orders and the Constitution: What Can Trump Really Do?

David Schultz What is an executive order and what can presidents such as Trump do with them?Article I, Section 7 of the Constitution describes the process for how a bill becomes a law. The process requires both houses of Congress to pass legislation with identical language and for it to be signed by the president. …

Presidential Executive Orders and the Constitution: What Can Trump Really Do?

David Schultz What is an executive order and what can presidents such as Trump do with them?Article I, Section 7 of the Constitution describes the process for how a bill becomes a law. The process requires both houses of Congress to pass legislation with identical language and for it to be signed by the president. …

Neil Gorsuch & Marijuana: What Are His Views on Legalization?

By Stephanie Dube Dwilson President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, hails from Colorado, a state known for marijuana legalization and being a strong proponent of state’s rights over the federal government. Has Gorsuch said anything about his views on legalization? Here’s what you need to know. There’s really not a lot to go …

Honolulu — A U.S. Supreme Court justice on Friday issued a temporary stay blocking the counting of votes in an election that would be a significant step toward Native Hawaiian self-governance.

Supreme Court justice blocks Native Hawaiian vote count Jennifer Sinco Kellerher, Associated Press 1:26 p.m. EST November 27, 2015 Honolulu — A U.S. Supreme Court justice on Friday issued a temporary stay blocking the counting of votes in an election that would be a significant step toward Native Hawaiian self-governance. Justice Anthony Kennedy’s order also …

Supreme Court orders Iberia ‘habitual offender’ to be resentenced

  The Louisiana Supreme Court has reversed an appellate court's decision that an Iberia Parish's man's life sentence as a habitual offender was excessive and unconstitutional. At issue was Anthony Daye, a 34-year-old fifth-felony offender, who was convicted of second-offense marijuana possession in 2012 and sentenced to life under the habitual offender law. The Supreme …

Chemerinsky: Hurt by a government official? SCOTUS is making it harder and harder to sue

Posted Jun 24, 2014 8:40 AM CDT By Erwin Chemerinsky In a series of cases this term, the U.S. Supreme Court has made it much more difficult for plaintiffs to recover for civil rights violations. These decisions continue a pattern in recent years of the Supreme Court significantly expanding the immunity accorded to government officials …

U.S. Supreme Court sides with Oklahoma in water case

In a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a Texas state agency has no right to reach into Oklahoma for a share of water. By Chris Casteel Modified: June 13, 2013 at 10:19 pm • Published: June 13, 2013   WASHINGTON — Oklahoma won a major victory Thursday in defense of the state's …

US Supreme Court to consider challenge to 1965 Voting Rights Act

By Tom Carter 12 November 2012 On Friday, the Supreme Court announced that it would consider a legal challenge to the 1965 Voting Rights Act. The 1965 Voting Rights Act ranks among the most significant reforms that emerged from the upheavals of the civil rights period. The act overruled and abolished the myriad state laws …

Court To Review Marijuana’s Medical Benefits

Lucia Graves [email protected]     It started with a coalition of disgruntled Americans, then a handful of governors took up the cause last year, and now -- for the first time in nearly 20 years -- a federal court will hear oral arguments in a lawsuit challenging the classification of cannabis as a dangerous drug …

Angel McClary Raich is dying of Radiation Necrosis and Brain Tumor…

Cheryl Shuman  -  Jan 31, 2012  -  Public ANGEL NEEDS HELP!!! Beloved Activist and Medical Marijuana activist - Angel McClary Raich is dying of Radiation Necrosis and brain tumor. Please join Angel's brain tumor, radiation necrosis, and end-of-life support webpage!! Follow along and keep up-to-date with Angel Raich and her needs. Sign up to come …