Alexandra Widas  //  6/11/17  //  Topic Update


Linda Greenhouse assesses how President Trump’s behavior might impact the Muslim ban’s fate at the Supreme Court.

At Constitutional Daily, Lyle Denniston notes that the Supreme Court could fast track the case if it desired, following the precedent of Dames & Moore v. Regan.


Updates | The Week of January 15, 2018

1/14/18  //  Daily Update

The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments about whether Courts of Criminal Appeals judges can constitutionally sit on Court of Military Commission Review, including the court at Guantanamo Bay.

Zachary Piaker

Columbia Law School

Updates | The Week of December 18, 2017

12/24/17  //  Daily Update

The recent withdrawal of three judicial nominees is an aberration from President Trump’s large success in nominating young conservation jurists to the federal bench over the last year.

Update | The Week of November 27, 2017

12/4/17  //  Daily Update

President Trump has signaled to friends his belief that a government shutdown would help him politically.

Jeffrey Stein

Columbia Law School