Ian Eppler  //  4/16/17  //  Topic Update


There were both principled and pragmatic reasons for Senate Democrats not to filibuster the Gorsuch nomination, even if one believes he will be a bad justice, argues Daniel P. Tokaji on Take Care.

No one should weep for the destruction of the filibuster, argues Peter S. Kalikow in The Hill.

With the end of the filibuster, the Senate risks fundamental changes harmful to the legislative process, argues Abbe R. Gluck at Take Care.

 

 


Updates | The Week of January 15, 2018

1/14/18  //  Daily Update

While the President holds an obligation to ensure faithful execution of the laws, Congress holds sole authority to appropriate resources for that power’s exercise and is therefore not duty-bound to provide resources necessary for the executive branch’s fulfillment of its constitutional functions.

Zachary Piaker

Columbia Law School

Update | The Week of November 27, 2017

12/4/17  //  Daily Update

The Senate Judiciary Committee urged the DOJ to expand its oversight of gambling. A bipartisan Cyber Diplomacy Act is a legislative effort to the State Department's "redesign."

Jeffrey Stein

Columbia Law School

Updates | The Week of November 20, 2017

11/26/17  //  Daily Update

Despite concerning allegations, President Trump maintains support for Roy Moore in Alabama's senate race.