Tag: Constitution

Presidential Succession Problems with Acting Cabinet Secretaries and Decrepit Senators
Featured Law

Presidential Succession Problems with Acting Cabinet Secretaries and Decrepit Senators

Editor’s Note: “A Crisis Waiting to Happen: The Jack News Investigates Presidential Succession,” is a series consisting of two parts. Part 1: Presidential succession beyond ‘Designated Survivor,’ on Saturday Part 2: Cabinet secretaries versus members of Congress in the line of presidential succession, on Sunday. Yesterday, The Jack News explored […]

Presidential Succession Isn’t As Simple As It Is on the TV Show Designated Survivor
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Presidential Succession Isn’t As Simple As It Is on the TV Show Designated Survivor

Editor’s Note: “A Crisis Waiting to Happen: The Jack News Investigates Presidential Succession,” is a series consisting of two parts. Part 1: Presidential succession beyond ‘Designated Survivor’ Part 2: Cabinet secretaries versus members of Congress in the line of presidential succession ABC’s hit show Designated Survivor has brought new attention […]

Here Are Three Major Problems With The Catalonian Parliament Declaring Independence
International

Here Are Three Major Problems With The Catalonian Parliament Declaring Independence

Following a controversial independence referendum earlier this month, the Catalonian regional parliament declared independence from Spain. They requested that the Spanish government transfer legal powers to Catalonia so the region may become an independent country. The problem is, not only is that declaration of independence inherently unconstitutional, it follows a […]

Jim Gray: The Constitution Doesn’t Allows Congress to Preempt State Sports Gambling Laws
Commentary Law

Jim Gray: The Constitution Doesn’t Allows Congress to Preempt State Sports Gambling Laws

Should we regulate and control gambling, or should we continue with most of it being illegal? Today the federal Professional Amateur Sports Protection Act prohibits any states – except Oregon, Delaware, and Montana, for their sports lotteries, and Nevada for its licensed sports betting pools – from regulating or controlling gambling. Maybe […]

Trump Was Right to Decertify the Iranian Nuclear Agreement, Congress Must Approve Treaties
International

Trump Was Right to Decertify the Iranian Nuclear Agreement, Congress Must Approve Treaties

President Trump’s refusal to certify the Iranian nuclear agreement has caused a great deal of consternation by focusing on the policy consequences and the likely escalation of tension with the Middle East’s most anti-American rogue regime. “Decertifying compliance with the nuclear deal will make the world less safe and less trusting […]