There’s been a lot of commentary about whether Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s proposed wealth tax — a 2 percent annual levy on a person’s net worth between $50 million and $1 billion, and 3 percent on net worth above $1 billion — would be constitutional. Here's why it isn't.
Of the many obscenities President Trump has uttered on television, none compares with his hour-long Thanksgiving Day telephone conversation with his military leaders. He arrogantly used it to peddle his personal political agenda, including his latest attack on the nation's judiciary.
The Supreme Court decision to raise the bar for special education was generally hailed as a victory for students with disabilities. But don't believe it. Under the de minimis standard, there was almost nowhere to go but up, and the court went up only a very little. An 8-0 vote by a court that is usually sharply divided is a sign that the decision may lack clarity or bite.
A case involving a Maryland-based order of nuns appeared to divide the Supreme Court on Wednesday as attorneys argued the Obama administration overstepped its authority by requiring faith-based employers to facilitate health insurance coverage for contraception.
The Supreme Court's decisive 6-3 vote confirming the right of all Americans to federally supported health-care insurance should end the Republican Party's losing war on Obamacare — but it probably won't.
The Supreme Court declared Monday the Constitution gives the president, not Congress, the lead role in setting the nation's foreign policy, including the "exclusive power" to recognize foreign governments and negotiate sensitive disputes.
Only time will tell if the change ends up being accepted by the people who put Glassman in office, but such acceptance would have been more likely had the process of making the change been presented as a proposal rather than an order.
Attorneys for two convicted robbers are challenging investigators' use of cellphone data, saying that it breached their privacy and that investigators should have used a search warrant to get it. Their appeals in federal court thrust the convicts into the center of a debate about police powers and the meaning of privacy in the digital age.