Format: 2017-02
Jan 31, 2017

While the replacement of Scalia with another conservative justice is unlikely to realign the Supreme Court in such a way that Roe v. Wade could be threatened, the replacement of additional justices could have major consequences, according to Kate Shaw, an ABC News contributor and a Cardozo School of Law professor.

Jan 29, 2017

A decade has passed since I was the victim of that horrible hate crime in Ecuador. I am now a US citizen. When I became a citizen I took an oath to defend the Constitution of this country against all enemies, foreign and domestic. If you do not repeal this order, I swear that I will uphold my promise by defending the Constitution from you.

Jan 29, 2017

Luis Mancheno, an immigration attorney and fellow at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, which represents one of the unnamed petitioners to the lawsuit, says that the judge’s language was strong. In court, Mancheno says, she said, “Nobody is to be removed.” The order came just in time for his organization’s client, who was scheduled to be deported at 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

Jan 28, 2017

When asked whether the executive order is unconstitutional, Professor Shaw said that "When applied to individuals who were in transit when this order was signed and who have valid visas or other papers that allow them to be here, it's very likely yes, and that's what the federal judges who have so far weighed in have said

Jan 26, 2017

"(Trump) has vastly overstated the funding that could be at issue with these sanctuary policies. Any attempts to withhold funds will certainly be the source of litigation and the courts, not the president, will be the ultimate arbitrator," said Peter Markowitz, a professor at New York's Cardozo School of Law, who focuses on immigration.

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