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Muslim Registry At Top Of List At Meeting With Trump

Trump Could Reinvigorate Existing Muslim Registry Program by Himself, Without Congress WASHINGTON, D.C. (November 21, 2016): Rumors that the Trump administration might implement a so-called Muslim Registry were strengthened when Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who just visited Donald […]

Test Your Knowledge of the U.S. Constitution

Test Your Knowledge of the U.S. Constitution

In 1787, at the close of the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin was asked, “Well, Doctor, what have we got — a Republic or a Monarchy?” Franklin replied, “A Republic, if you can keep it.” Franklin’s implication was that […]

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Of Coups And The Constitution

Of Coups And The Constitution Glenn Harlan Reynolds University of Tennessee College of Law June 29, 2016 Abstract: Military coups d’etat are a relatively common means of government turnover in many countries, but not in the United States. This paper […]

Originalism And The Natural Born Citizen Clause

Originalism And The Natural Born Citizen Clause

Originalism And The Natural Born Citizen Clause Lawrence B. Solum Georgetown University Law Center April 18, 2010 Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 08-17 Abstract: The enigmatic phrase “natural born citizen” poses a series of problems for contemporary originalism. New […]