Why the Emoluments Clause Matters

by Paul R. Pillar A lawsuit filed by Maryland and the District of Columbia is the second such suit alleging that President Donald Trump is violating the clause in the U.S. Constitution that prohibits officials from accepting emoluments from foreign… Continue Reading  

PRISMatic Global Surveillance

by Mitchell Plitnick The Fourth Amendment to the US Constitution reads: “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue,… Continue Reading  

Is the President an “elected king”?

Something light, or heavy, depending on your views of the US constitution, just days before official voting starts for the presidential election.