On January 27, 2017, President Trump issued Executive Order 13769, “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States” . It provides an example of an order that was issued, modified and revoked. On February 3, 2017, the U.S. District Court for the Ninth …Continue Reading Executive Order 13769: Issuing, Modifying and Revoking
“While the President’s ability to use executive orders as a means of implementing presidential power has been established as a matter of law and practice, it is equally well established that the substance of an executive order, including any requirements or prohibitions, may have the …Continue Reading Presidential Executive Orders: Issuing, Modifying and Revoking
The US Constitution states that the President nominates the judges of the US Supreme Court with the advice and consent of the US Senate (Article 2, section 2, clause 2). After the recent nomination of Justice Neil Gorsuch to the US Supreme Court by President Trump, …Continue Reading US Supreme Court Nominee Process
The Massachusetts Library System recently posted an online guide with resources to help citizens evaluate information online and hone media-literacy skills. Included is a popular eight-point informational graphic from the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions and is a concise, single-page tipsheet. One of the points is …Continue Reading Online information: access and veracity
The new 2017 edition of the Massachusetts Guide to Evidence is available now for your mobile device. It is available for iOS, android, and Kindle devices, and is also available as a pdf with links to cases and statutes. The 2017 Edition is here. In …Continue Reading Mass. Guide to Evidence eBook now available
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