The ruling comes after a long string of losses blocking other administration efforts to deny federal law enforcement funds to sanctuary jurisdictions. The different result in this case is largely a product of the unusual nature of the program involved.
The ruling upholds a trial court decision holding that the president cannot divert military funds to builds his proposed border wall.
The Court's four liberal justicces joined the majority in all three of today's Supreme Court's decisions
Today's ruling in Gundy v. United States allows Congress to delegate to the executive broad power to create new criminal offenses. But there is hope the Court might reconsider Gundy in the future.
In a just-filed brief, the Trump Administration asks Supreme Court to reduce the degree of deference government agencies receive.
Eliminating judicial deference to administrative agencies' interpretations of federal law would not destroy the administrative state, or even significantly reduce the amount of regulation. But it would have some real benefits, nonetheless.
The Important but Arcane Procedural Issue That Might Upend the Restraining Order Against Defense Distributed
Did the settlement with the distributor of home gun-making hardware and software remove computer files from the United States Munitions List or just temporarily stop treating them as affected munitions?
The debate over Judge Kavanaugh's views on executive power actually encompasses four separate issues. On some of them his views bode well for the future, on others not so much.
Jonathan Adler says he's "supremely qualified," an originalist, and a critic of the administrative state. But he's a cipher when it comes to defendants' rights.
Like Neil Gorsuch, the D.C. Circuit judge has criticized Chevron deference for encouraging executive arrogance.
How much deference should amicus briefs and agency advocacy receive from the courts?
The ruling also raises questions about the future viability of "Chevron deference."
Justice Kennedy calls for reconsidering parts of the Court's Chevron jurisprudence.
In recent decision, judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit debate the finer points of finality under the Administrative Procedure Act.