Tag: constitution

65 Why is there no process in the United States to remove and re-elect the President? 2018-07-17T12:07:34.427

49 Was the change in government in Ukraine legal? 2014-03-05T04:30:30.747

48 What does Kanye (Ye) West actually mean by "Abolish the 13th Amendment"? 2018-10-01T12:18:51.177

46 In the US, is there any crime for which the punishment is slavery? 2017-02-23T07:47:53.753

43 Can a US President declare a "State of Emergency"? 2017-02-05T22:47:28.413

43 What is the political reason for the U.S. House to adopt a resolution that essentially reaffirms the Constitution? 2020-10-01T02:56:44.540

42 Does this argument against healthcare as a right not apply to a "speedy and public trial"? 2017-09-20T19:51:35.077

42 Does the Constitution allow a woman to be President of the United States? 2020-08-30T17:08:22.523

41 Why is West Virginia a state? 2012-12-11T02:09:25.980

41 Why is Jeff Sessions eligible to become Attorney General? 2017-02-08T14:09:03.000

40 Can the U.S. Senate hold an impeachment trial if the House "passes" articles of impeachment but does not "transmit" them to the Senate? 2019-12-19T07:27:20.130

36 In the US, what is the role of and relationship between federal law and state law? 2017-11-20T20:27:59.830

35 Why are separate bathrooms for men and women not in violation of the rejection of "separate but equal"? 2018-03-05T16:19:21.340

34 Why is the Constitutionality of an Impeachment and Trial when out of office not settled? 2021-02-14T09:44:03.790

32 Why was Congress able to create an Air Force without a constitutional amendment? 2018-06-20T13:35:45.613

31 Why aren't the Alabama Constitution's anachronistic parts removed? 2018-08-31T14:54:00.500

31 A new proposal suggests subdividing Washington D.C. into 127 new states so that they can change the Constitution at will. Is this possible? 2020-01-18T02:33:27.443

31 Is the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact constitutional? 2020-06-22T20:11:28.497

30 Why didn't Barack Obama try to force the Senate to hold hearings on SCOTUS nominee Merrick Garland? 2018-07-11T06:15:20.903

30 To whom does "Madam Speaker" refer during the Trump impeachment debate? 2019-12-18T23:41:25.873

28 Are there examples of democratic states peacefully changing their constitution without abiding by the rules spelled out in the former constitution? 2019-12-08T22:09:08.470

27 Why is "Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation" necessary? 2019-06-17T04:58:55.533

26 Why do the supreme court justices have a life term period? 2012-12-05T02:18:30.713

26 Did any of the founding fathers anticipate Lysander Spooner's criticism of the constitution? 2019-07-11T04:23:24.340

25 How did Gödel believe the US could become a dictatorship without the constitution being violated? 2016-01-25T04:53:24.087

25 How can Erdoğan stay in office until 2029? 2017-04-18T06:43:50.727

23 Can the vice president of the United States be fired? 2017-02-08T01:46:24.423

23 Can the Chinese president be impeached? 2021-01-24T18:24:41.420

22 How does DOMA get around the "Full Faith and Credit" clause to the Constitution? 2012-12-11T16:02:51.587

22 Can a US president give preemptive pardons? 2020-12-02T14:18:32.457

21 Can a US president be "re-impeached" by a new Congress on the same charges? Or would double jeopardy apply? 2017-03-22T15:31:19.007

21 What happens if the President of the United States is deemed a risk to US national security? 2017-05-16T15:14:16.443

21 Can the President of the US limit First Amendment rights? 2019-09-24T14:58:31.750

20 What are the limits of the second amendment? 2012-12-31T17:32:43.327

20 Tie breaking in general election for president in U.S 2016-07-21T19:00:15.030

20 Could the second amendment be, well, amended? 2017-08-25T13:26:18.550

20 Can the Supreme Court overturn an impeachment? 2019-03-24T06:51:22.310

20 What protections does the 1st Amendment offer US citizens in terms of local and state law? 2020-06-04T12:54:35.080

19 Must all democratic countries have a constitution? 2012-12-25T01:49:06.870

19 What election rules and voting rights are guaranteed by the US Constitution? 2019-06-27T16:08:11.357

18 How are conflicts between constitutional and treaty obligations resolved? 2012-12-12T01:24:22.307

18 How could Philadelphia join New Jersey? 2015-04-15T15:21:12.680

18 When does the US president have to be 35 year old? 2016-02-19T19:45:22.943

18 Why can't gun control legislation get passed? 2016-02-28T19:06:33.120

18 Why do Americans care so much about their constitution? 2017-12-03T15:30:16.380

17 How was the US able to create a Department of Education at the Federal level? 2013-01-24T14:33:31.363

17 Does substantive due process apply to the Second Amendment? 2016-06-23T02:51:16.117

17 When may the President of the United States order military action without congressional approval? 2017-04-08T18:33:56.103

16 Is retrospective legislation legal in Australia? 2013-05-09T02:13:09.287

16 Are Running Mates Constitutional (US President/VP) 2014-06-28T13:46:05.753

16 Could the President of the United States refuse to wage a war Congress declared? 2014-08-04T21:54:29.837

16 When was the last American political convention that allowed people to bring guns? 2016-03-28T01:16:54.143

16 What does the Tenth Amendment actually do? 2020-06-19T06:08:12.557

15 What amendment to the U.S. Constitution removed the provision for slaves to count as three fifths of a person? 2012-12-06T21:23:28.533

15 What is the political/legal distinction between a "state" and a "commonwealth" in the United States? 2013-01-16T20:11:25.550

15 Why do US local laws vary so much regarding the Second Amendment but so little regarding the First Amendment? 2015-05-31T14:46:34.820

15 Can the President of the United States be denied security clearance? 2016-07-08T20:35:08.290

15 How could Trump leave office? 2017-01-31T10:35:50.423

15 How different have the various constitutions of Venezuela been? 2018-09-13T00:30:08.100

15 Can both US Senators from a state be elected at the same time? 2018-11-13T04:18:19.313

15 Doesn't the system of the Supreme Court oppose justice? 2019-03-21T09:33:24.563

15 If the US Senate votes to not pass a bill, can the House of Representatives overrule that vote? 2020-07-26T08:03:16.373

14 Can the Equal Rights Amendment still be ratified? 2012-12-13T00:23:17.983

14 Are local currencies unconstitutional? 2012-12-14T15:03:40.583

14 Can the Chief Justice be demoted to Associate Justice of the Supreme Court? 2016-10-26T04:55:51.400

14 Why can't the public vote to impeach a president? 2019-12-20T16:20:58.887

14 The authority to convene a new House of Representatives 2019-12-24T09:19:23.817

14 Who enforces the insurrection rules in the 14th Amendment, section 3? 2021-01-16T22:12:44.247

13 Does the US Policy allowing targeted assassination of Americans suspected of being terrorists violate the Constitution? 2013-02-05T19:16:17.153

13 What was the reasoning behind putting the right to keep and bear arms in the US Constitution? 2013-04-09T16:38:11.657

13 Supreme Court cases that were harbingers of New Federalism 2013-12-24T09:46:28.560

13 What would happen if the same person were elected both President and Vice President? 2014-08-19T21:24:09.897

13 How are Donald Trump's recent comments about Muslim immigrants unconstitutional? 2015-12-08T22:26:53.387

13 What happens if no candidate reaches 270 electoral votes? 2016-10-12T14:41:12.483

13 Why was the prohibition of intoxicating liquor enacted through a constitutional amendment? 2017-01-14T17:23:38.257

13 If the VP were to invoke the 25th amendment to remove the President as unfit for office, would acting secretaries be able to consent? 2017-01-26T18:44:04.670

13 What would happen if the SCOTUS were themselves to be part of a lawsuit? 2020-08-07T00:09:51.533

13 Who will be Georgia's senators from January 3rd 2021 until the results of the January 5th runoff elections are known? 2020-11-17T15:46:10.263

13 Invoking the 25th Amendment 2021-01-07T23:12:45.027

13 How long do states have to vote on Constitutional amendments passed by congress? Are there any in limbo? 2021-02-19T20:59:41.183

12 Are state laws restricting electors' votes constitutional? 2012-12-21T10:01:24.713

12 Why didn't Marbury (from Marbury v. Madison) prevail in the end? 2014-06-07T18:52:41.050

12 Why should I care about federal vs state rights? 2015-11-12T02:38:21.423

12 Has a US Supreme Court Justice ever drafted a bill and submitted it to Congress? 2016-06-14T07:20:31.407

12 Could a lengthy enough political gridlock entirely depopulate the Supreme Court? 2016-12-20T10:18:12.923

12 Can someone in the Presidential Line of Succession be "skipped"? 2017-01-17T21:27:12.240

12 Why haven't any new constitutional amendments been ratified in the US since 1971? 2017-04-22T10:15:44.410

12 Why can the US government impose age restrictions on constitutional rights? 2018-03-12T23:30:01.260

12 How do "originalist" interpreters of the constitution cope with the 2nd amendment? 2019-02-03T13:01:50.580

12 Why does the 2021 resolution to abolish the electoral college explicitly allow voting for a candidate of one's own state? 2021-01-13T06:10:30.533

11 Would the Congressional Apportionment Amendment have any effect on the House of Representatives if it were ratified today? 2014-11-24T11:34:15.397

11 What did James Madison try to say when talking about agrarian reform? 2015-08-13T02:18:58.230

11 Is a Dutch political party's program allowed to contradict the constitution prima facie? 2016-08-31T17:43:46.970

11 Are non-U.S. citizens permitted the same rights afforded by the constitution? 2017-01-30T13:26:04.380

11 Why do countries have term limits on Presidents and Prime Ministers? 2017-02-25T09:33:19.820

11 What is the Trump administration's legal basis for not imposing sanctions on Russia? 2018-01-30T19:55:40.310

11 Why does a state need a waiver to set emission standards? 2019-09-19T15:44:17.087

10 What is the legality of using foreign law to decide domestic cases? 2012-12-14T19:18:34.493

10 What is the debt ceiling and what happens if we reach it? 2013-01-25T22:12:11.273