Overruling Constitutional Precedents
A new report from the Congressional Research Service examines how and why the U.S. Supreme Court would overturn one of its own rulings interpreting the Constitution. There are at least 141 cases where such rulings have in fact been overturned, including three in the Court’s latest term, and these are tabulated in an appendix to the report. See The Supreme Court’s Overruling of Constitutional Precedent, September 24, 2018.
Other new and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service include the following.
Supreme Court October Term 2017: A Review of Selected Major Rulings, September 19, 2018
International Law and Agreements: Their Effect Upon U.S. Law, updated September 19, 2018
Intellectual Property Law: A Brief Introduction, CRS In Focus, September 19, 2018
Can a Foreign Employee of a Foreign Company be Federally Prosecuted for Foreign Bribery?, CRS Legal Sidebar, September 19, 2018
Expedited Removal of Aliens: Legal Framework, September 19, 2018
WTO Disciplines on U.S. Domestic Support for Agriculture, CRS In Focus, September 19, 2018
Conflict in Mali, CRS In Focus, updated September 19, 2018
The Palestinians: Overview and Key Issues for U.S. Policy, CRS In Focus, updated September 18, 2018
NAFTA and the Preliminary U.S.-Mexico Agreement, CRS Insight, September 19, 2018
China’s Engagement with Latin America and the Caribbean, CRS In Focus, September 18, 2018
U.S.-China Relations, CRS In Focus, updated September 18, 2018
American War and Military Operations Casualties: Lists and Statistics, updated September 14, 2018
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