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Originalism, the Unitary Executive, and the Constitutional Case for Obama’s Immigration Policy

Originalism, the Unitary Executive, and the Constitutional Case for Obama’s Immigration Policy

The Obama administration’s immigration policy deferring deportation for more than four million illegal immigrants has been the focus of extensive constitutional debate since it was announced last fall. 37 more words

Political Correctness

Bank Markazi, the separation of powers, and the ghosts of Hamilton and Scalia

The Treasury Department announced today that it was replacing President Jackson on the $20 bill with Harriet Tubman (good riddance, Old Hickory!), but leaving Alexander Hamilton on the $10 bill.  818 more words

On Belief, Hypocrisy & The Origin Of Authority

In man, the governance of belief is achieved through the separation of powers where the powers are not in conflict with one another, and if they are, then that’s hypocrisy; which can be defined as a malfunction of the separation of powers.

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Theology

Forcing women and girls to allow men in their bathrooms: a bridge too far

How has it come to this?

If anyone is still having trouble just coming to grips with the fact that we, as a nation, are actually debating whether to inject men into women’s bathrooms, you’re not alone. 704 more words

Freedom Of Speech

In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself.

JAMES MADISON

People

"Government Stumps Trump": Donald's Lack Of Understanding Of The Government's Basic Functions Is Distressing

It is democratic, not elitist, to believe that all citizens should understand the two bedrock principles – separation of powers and federalism – upon which the American government rests. 443 more words

Conservatives

Separation of Powers Betrayed: Why Justice Lengalenga got it wrong in the GBM case

E. Munshya, LLB, LLM, MDIV.

In the Zambian doctrine of separation of powers, each branch of government has a distinct role to play and no one branch should interfere in the other’s function. 1,081 more words

Zambian Law