In his opinion, Roberts didn't question whether the Trump administration had the authority to end the program, only that it had failed to follow proper procedures. "We do not decide whether DACA or its rescission are sound policies," Roberts wrote. "'The wisdom of those decisions is none of our concern. We address only whether the agency complied with the procedural requirement that it provide a reasoned explanation for its action," Roberts wrote. … [Read more...] about Unprecedented Supreme Court term closes with mixed rulings for Trump
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The President cannot remove or delay state investigations, as he can with federal prosecutors. Vance undermines the Supremacy Clause, which prohibits state governments from standing in the way of the federal government’s performance of its duties. … [Read more...] about John Yoo: Supreme Court smacks Trump and delivers body blow to the office of the presidency
The Court’s ruling against the president is emphatic. It was expected that the president would lose. This seemed obvious during the oral argument, when the Court focused intently on the fact that, while the president was making a broad immunity claim, he was not arguing that he had immunity from being investigated; just that he had immunity from complying with subpoenas — indeed, subpoenas addressed to a third-party agent of his, not to the president himself. … [Read more...] about Andrew McCarthy: Supreme Court’s Trump subpoena rulings are defeat for presidency but political win for him
“Today we are asked whether the land these treaties promised remains an Indian reservation for purposes of federal criminal law,” Gorsuch wrote. “For MCA purposes, land reserved for the Creek Nation since the 19th century remains Indian country.” … [Read more...] about Supreme Court Rules Half Of Oklahoma Belongs To Native American Reservation
June 15 was the same day the Court issued what could best be described as a classic, activist liberal decision, reflecting the notion that the Constitution is a “living document,” to be interpreted by judges according to their contemporary views rather than what they might consider the “outdated” views of its original drafters. Leading the charge for this liberal decision, and actually writing for the majority (which, predictably, included Roberts), was none other than Trump’s first pick for the Court – Neil Gorsuch. … [Read more...] about BARR: Have Democrats Finally Intimidated Conservatives On The Supreme Court?