How Zivotofsky II and the Conservative Divide over the Foreign Affairs Power could Impact the Trump Administration

Author:S. Ernie Walton
Position:S. Ernie Walton, Lecturer, Regent University School of Law; Academic and Administrative Director, Regent University School of Law Center for Global Justice, Human Rights, and the Rule of Law; Assistant Dean of Admissions; B.S. Houghton College, J.D. Regent University School of Law.

While the scope of the foreign affairs power is critical regardless of who is President, Zivotofsky II's claim of an exclusive presidential power, and especially one in the field of foreign affairs, becomes even more critical in light of a Trump presidency. The election of Donald Trump as President of the United States and the replacement of Justice Scalia with Justice Neil Gorsuch makes... (see full summary)

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