Constitutional Law

Should public universities guarantee free speech?

<i>This article first appeared on Dorf on Law.</i><p>On Monday, UC Berkeley Law School Dean Erwin Chemerinsky delivered two lectures at Cornell on "Free Speech …

Should Trump be impeached? James Madison wanted to prevent foreign collusion

More than two centuries ago, when delegates at the Constitutional Convention were debating what offenses should be grounds to impeach the United …

James Madison

The tricky matter of patent reform

<i>This article first appeared on the Hoover Institution site.</i><p>An essential premise of American constitutional theory is that the separation of powers …

Law

Justice Scalia, Judge Moore, the Constitution, and "Originalism"

- Advertisement -<p>With the publication of a collection of his speeches , the late, unlamented (from the Left at any rate) Supreme Court Justice …

Liberal View

Design24 » ‘Constitutional Court a positive symbol for SA’s future’ – Albie Sachs

<i>What section of the Constitution has had the most impact on your life? Share your thoughts with us by uploading them here or say something on social</i> …

South African Politics

Supreme court hearing: Constitution gives Delhi govt no executive powers, says Centre

By: Express News Service | New Delhi |<p>Supreme Court (File)<p>Youth Congress meme on PM Narendra Modi's 'chaiwala' past kicks up storm<p>Blood type may …

India

Impeach Trump Now? We Democrats should think twice

- Advertisement -<p>The House has the sole power to impeach, but has paid little attention to the constitutional criteria for impeachment. Instead, it …

Liberal View

President Ivanov nominates judges Kostadinovski and Kadriu for constitutional court members

President Gjorge Ivanov has nominated judges Darko Kostadinovski and Osman Kadriu for new members of the Constitutional Court, his Office told MIA on …

Constitutional Courts

Is Trump Restoring Separation of Powers?

Several of his officials are working to contain the administrative state.<p>Our Constitution carefully separates the legislative, executive, and …

Conservative View

Zimbabwe:What the Ruling Zanu-PF Decided - Full Text

RESOURCE: Mugabe Fails to Announce Expected Resignation<i>Statement by Zanu-PF Secretary for Legal Affairs Cde Patrick Chinamasa after yesterday's</i> …

Africa

Bid for Power in Bolivia Is Just Another Reach for Autocracy

BUENOS AIRES — President Evo Morales of Bolivia seems obsessed with staying in power.<p>In 2016, he called a referendum on a constitutional amendment that would have eased term limits in the country’s Constitution and allowed him to run for a fourth time.<p>After 51 percent of the voters rejected the …

Opinion

Episode 11 of the Constitutional podcast: ‘War’

If we were to ask Americans today to name the most hotly debated amendment to the U.S. Constitution, many would say the Second Amendment: the right to bear arms. On the other end of the spectrum, the least debated would probably be the one that comes right after it: the Third Amendment.<p>But these …

News (U.S.)

How Difficult Would It Be to Impeach President Trump?

Among his critics, talk of impeachment began long before President Donald Trump even took office.<p>But a handful of House Democrats took the first …

Trump University

Treason or Espionage?

by Chris Redmond November 17, 2017<p><b>"Besides he is not a traitor." [LAST]</b><p>The word "treason" has been tossed around in a political context quite a lot …

Sherlock Holmes

Tom Coburn Has A Plan To Fight Washington And Save America

People say a lot of things about politicians. One of those things is never, “I miss that person and I wish he were still in Washington.” Well, we may …

Conservative View

Impeachment: A Citizen's Guide

<b>“Impeachment: A Citizen’s Guide” <br>Purchase in the Truthdig Bazaar</b><p><b>“Impeachment: A Citizen’s Guide”</b> <i><br>A book by Cass Sunstein</i><p>Hey, let’s talk about …

Liberal View

Chairman Senate gives ruling regarding delay in NFC award, sends copies to Presidnent, PM

ISLAMABAD, Nov 17 (APP):Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani on Friday gave ruling regarding delay in National Finance Commission (NFC) award and …

Government

It Is Time to Impeach the President

“Given the magnitude of this constitutional crisis, there’s no reason to delay,” Tennessee Congressman Steve Cohen said this week, as he and a group …

Donald Trump

On Roy Moore’s constitutional ignorance

When former Alabama Supreme Court chief justice Roy Moore won the Republican Senate primary in Alabama, conservative politicians rushed to endorse him. Citing his alleged fealty to the Constitution and the rule of law, they urged Alabama voters to support him. Former House speaker Newt Gingrich …

News (U.S.)

Elections watchdog warns against proposed constitutional amendment

The Free and Fair Election Network (Fafen) has expressed serious concerns over "the ongoing efforts to amend the 1973 Constitution seeking deviation …

Pakistan

Liberia:Rural Women Want Speedy Resolution of Electoral Crisis

[Observer] President of the National Rural Women of Liberia, Ma Kebeh Monger (Middle), Gbarpolu County RWL president Ma Bendu Jar and Margibi County …

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

The constitution can’t protect underfunded public pensions

Government employee unions won in a landslide last week, defeating New York’s ballot question to update the state constitution by 78 percent to 16 …

Opinion

Guide to the EU bill as it faces close scrutiny by MPs

<b>This winter, Parliament is going to be dominated by committee stage of the EU (Withdrawal) Bill.</b><p>The bill aims to incorporate EU law into UK domestic law. The government won the vote at second reading - meaning that the bill was agreed to in principle.<p>MPs voted to approve the second reading of the …

Brexit

Heart Of The Matter 11.6.17:The Electoral College Protects Us-Constitutional Expert Rob Natelson

Electoral College

State Sovereignty & the Politics of the 1780s

State Sovereigntists made their biggest stand over the Treaty of Peace. Their resistance to the Treaty played a critical role in shaping how …

North Carolina Politics

President Trump, Please Read the Constitution

"Mr. Trump treats the Constitution in terms of real estate law — ways to get around legal requirements rather than enforcing and promoting …

Liberal View

The Power of the Courts Is Messing Up Politics

AS four newly Senate-approved federal appellate judges move into their chambers seven months after Neil Gorsuch joined the Supreme Court, they may seem to have vindicated conservatives who swallowed their qualms about Donald Trump last year out of a conviction that, whatever his flaws, he would …

Opinion

Andrew Coyne: On equalization, Jason Kenney is fighting the right fight in the worst way

Let’s begin with the standard disclaimer: the government of Alberta does not “pay into” equalization, nor does it transfer income to other provincial …

Canadian News

FindLaw's United States Seventh Circuit case and opinions.

United States Court of Appeals,Seventh Circuit.<p>Gerald A. JUDGE and David Kindler, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. Pat QUINN, Governor of the State of …

Government

SC registrar returns Imran’s petition against Election Act

ISLAMABAD - The Supreme Court registrar on Friday returned Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan’s petition wherein he had challenged Election …

Government