by Martin R. Kafafian, Outsider Club:
Separation of powers between the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government is a fundamental pillar of American democracy.
But in his recent State of the Union Address, the President committed to act without Congress. As he continues to promise more unilateral action, the courts will soon decide just how much latitude the executive has.
During his first term, President Obama’s Affordable Care Act produced one of the most controversial legal debates in recent memory. The administration advocated for a reading of the Commerce Clause that would allow Congress to force private actors into the stream of commerce.
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