Among the numerous ways in which the presidency of Donald J. Trump is unprecedented is the extent of his business holdings. Three lawsuits are currently pending alleging that President Trump has violated the Constitution's Foreign and Domestic Emoluments Clauses, which were intended to prevent government corruption. The plaintiffs include Members of Congress, the Attorneys...
On June 29, ACS hosted its annual panel discussion at the National Press Club reviewing the 2016 - 2017 Supreme Court Term as it drew to a close. Leading experts discussed the Court's noteworthy decisions and analyze emerging trends. They also discussed the impact of Justice Neil Gorsuch's joining the Court.
On Monday July 17 ACS hosted a webinar providing an overview of the actions of President Trump's "election integrity" commission. Experts discuss responses by the states, voting rights advocates and the larger context for this dispute.
The Supreme Court announced on June 26 that it will consider the legality of President Trump’s executive orders barring admission into the United States from certain predominantly Muslim countries, suspending refugee admissions, and barring any entry by Syrian refugees. Since the issuance of the orders, a number of lawsuits have been filed challenging them on various grounds and federal circuit courts have thus far ruled in favor of the challengers.
On June 27, ACS hosted a webinar that provided an overview of the questions before the Court, the status of the circuit court injunctions, what the government’s response has been thus far, and the larger legal context for this dispute.
Welcome: Caroline Fredrickson, president, American Constitution Society, Moderator
Featured Speakers: Leah Litman, assistant professor of law, University of California, Irvine School of Law Cecillia Wang, deputy legal director, ACLU
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