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... Congress Insisted on Its Say [#Iran Nuclear Deal]...

.. and POTUS finally backed down ..

.. I think that the Office of White House Counsel reminded the President that only some of the sanctions were Executive in nature . 160 more words

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Kansas Headed Toward Constitutional Meltdown

Earlier this month, a Kansas trial judge took a poison pill inserted by the Kansas state Legislature in June of this year, thus triggering what might turn out to be an epic separation of powers battle between the Legislature and the courts in the Sunflower State.   181 more words

Separation Of Powers

... So What Can Be Done ?!?! [#Iran Nuclear Agreement]...

.. according to the terms of the agreement , the bill must be voted on by September 17th ..

.. there are several sources that indicate that the entire agreement has NOT been presented to the U.S. 451 more words

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A Win for Congress and a Setback for ObamaCare


Sept. 10, 2015 7:46 p.m. ET

When the House of Representatives filed a lawsuit last year contesting President Obama’s implementation of ObamaCare, critics variously labeled it as “ridiculous,” “frivolous” and certain to be dismissed. 880 more words


Non-Appropriation Theory Offered in Inter-Branch, ACA Dispute

In a fascinating recent opinion, the D.C. District Court ruled that a lawsuit filed by the U.S. House of Representatives against the Secretaries of Health and Human Services and the Treasury can proceed.   306 more words

Separation Of Powers

A side agreement could void the Iran deal

By Mike Pompeo and David B. Rivkin Jr., September 6 2015 7:07PM in the Washington Post

The Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015, which requires the president to submit to Congress the nuclear agreement reached with Iran, represents an exceptional bipartisan congressional accommodation. 582 more words


Constitution Day and Criminal Justice Studies

We celebrate Constitution Day on September 17 to recognize the adoption of the United States Constitution, which was signed by the delegates from twelve states (Rhode Island did not send delegates), during the Philadelphia Convention, which is now known as the Constitutional Convention on September 17, 1787. 799 more words

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