Helen Klein Murillo  //  3/26/17  //  Topic Update


Judge Neil Gorsuch may not check President Trump’s use and abuse of executive power, as Jameel Jaffer describes at Just Security.

Judge Gorsuch likely will rule in favor of increasing presidential power on key issues, explains Leah Litman for Take Care.

"Unfortunate precedents set by the Obama administration” on executive enforcement discretion have opened a dangerous door for the Trump administration, according to Zachary Price, who addresses the question for Take Care.

  • At Notice & Comment, Adam White asserts that the Obama-era precedent in Shirley v. Sebelius (2012) will act as an administrative law “trump card” for this administration.

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