July 27, 2017

In case you didn’t know…now you do: How laws are made.

Libya: Members of Congress Challenging Constitutionality of Military Action

It’s the American way. Got a problem? Take it to court. Even if that problem is military action in Libya. While Rep. Boehner is taking a more diplomatic tact by sending a letter to President Obama seeking clarification on Libya, others have had enough and are challenging him in federal court. Is our continued military […]

While we bomb Libya, is a violation of the War Powers Resolution on the horizon?

In case you’ve forgotten, we are still bombing Libya. Yesterday, Rep. John Boehner sent a letter to President Obama reminding him that the time has arrived–legally speaking–to obtain Congressional approval for further military action in the North African country. Five days from now, our country will reach the 90-day mark from the notification to Congress […]

Mexico files brief against Utah…federalism at issue?

Immigration is one of those issues that never seems to go away. While almost every policy can be debated, either passionately or with blithe calm, immigration seems to evoke a passionate and even angry response from people who are, otherwise, level-headed and even-tempered.

Never mind wise: is war on Libya even constitutional?

We’ve been at war with Libya for about a week. The question here is not whether we should be at war with Libya, but rather, does the President have the right to take us to war with Libya absent a provocation against the United States? Giving the power to go to war to Congress, the […]