Like other authorizations for the use of military force—or AUMFs—it would be an unnecessary, unwise expansion of executive power.
The decision defends the separation of powers and the rule of law against an attempt to prohibit firearm accessories by administrative fiat.
The justices refuse to vacate the injunction against President Biden's student loan forgiveness policy, but accept certiorari.
A federal appeals court has entered a nationwide injunction pending appeal in Missouri's lawsuit against President Biden's student loan forgiveness policy.
A new proposed regulation may test the limits of the Executive Branch's authority to impose regulatory requirements on federal contractors.
Boeing reports that the two new presidential shuttles its building will now be $2 billion over budget.
The lack of statutory authority is the main issue raised by legal challenges to the plan.
Gov. Jay Inslee says Washington state's COVID-19 emergency will finally come to an end on October 31.
D.C. Circuit Upholds the Bump Stock Ban, Saying It Is Consistent With the 'Best Interpretation' of the Law
It is hard to see how, given the contortions required to deliver the unilateral prohibition that Donald Trump demanded.
The 5th Circuit Considers Whether the Trump Administration Was Legally Authorized To Ban Bump Stocks
Regulators imposed the ban based on a highly implausible and counterintuitive reading of federal law.
Implementing policy is supposed to be difficult given that it could affect millions of people’s lives.
If home insulation is a "critical technology item essential to the national defense," then what isn't?
Presidents once treated congressional authorization as a requirement for the U.S. to enter conflicts. What went wrong?
Starbucks has decided the vaccine mandate isn't good for their business
Requiring kids as young as 5 to either get vaccinated or stay home is not as smart or as necessary as de Blasio claims.
The presidency has always been inclined to unilateral power—and many Americans like it that way.
Emergency OSHA rules are frequently struck down by courts.
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The president seems determined to anoint the agency’s director as the nation’s COVID-19 dictator, no matter what the law says.
The state is scheduled to ease its lockdowns on June 15. But Newsom still wants the power to control the terms.
Voters in Pittsburgh banned no-knock police raids and solitary confinement too.
Even during a pandemic, major changes to laws and policies should be funneled through state assemblies.
If the refusal of lawmakers to enact a president's policies is justification for unilateral executive action, then a slide toward elective monarchy is inevitable.
A newly released OLC opinion asserts the White House can require independent agencies to comply with Executive Orders on regulatory review.
That’s a rare position for modern White House residents, and not necessarily a popular one with the public.
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If only that signaled a broader respect for legal limits on executive power.
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"I know what moral panics look like; they look kind of like this."
Will his blunt self-aggrandizement reinvigorate concerns about presidents who exceed their powers?
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Congress created inspectors general to be watchdogs, but it's too weak-willed to protect those watchdogs from retaliation.
The 1961 speech by President Dwight Eisenhower foreshadowed the current government's response to COVID-19.
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If Bloomberg's Arrogance Worries You, His Weaselly Positions on Presidential Power Won't Reassure You
The presidential candidate reserves the right to wage unauthorized wars, kill Americans in foreign countries, prosecute journalists, and selectively flout the law.
Sarah Sanders 'Can't Think of Anything Dumber Than Allowing Congress To Take Over Our Foreign Policy'
The former press secretary thinks abiding by the Constitution would be the worst thing for America right now.
"Somehow we've decided that the one job in America that gets the most job protection is the one where you actually get nuclear weapons," says the Cato Institute's Gene Healy.
If, at the end of all this, President Mike Pence sits behind the Resolute desk in the Oval Office, what has been accomplished?