Following the adoption by Tennessee voters in 2014 of a constitutional amendment giving the legislature confirmation power over the governor’s judicial appointees, the General Assembly has been tasked with determining how the legislature will exercise this authority. This issue was not resolved during the 2015 legislative session, which meant that the judges appointed in the interim were...read more
Jefferson, Madison, and Hamilton could never agree on what "Necessary and Proper" meant in the Constitution.
200 years ago today, John Marshall wrote that Congress's acts must "consist with the letters and the spirit of the Constitution."
Happy Birthday, McCulloch v. Maryland https://t.co/Ofa6mb9y4s