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The Constitutionality of A Presidential State of Emergency

The Constitutionality of A Presidential State of Emergency

When people ask questions like “Can the president do…?” “Can the House, Senate, or Supreme Court do…?” the first sources that must be consulted are the Constitution and the people who drafted it.  If the Constitution provides no authority for the activity, then the power does not Constitutionally reside in the hands the federal government. So more to the root of the question being asked, “Does the Constitution enumerate a power to the President to declare a state of emergency?”

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Texas Historical Commission Now accepting 2019 Preservation Scholars Applications

Texas Historical Commission Now accepting 2019 Preservation Scholars Applications

The Texas Historical Commission (THC) is now accepting applications for the Preservation Scholars Program for summer 2019. The program is an eight-week, paid, summer internship opportunity available to undergraduate and graduate students interested in learning about the field of historic preservation and gaining hands-on experience.

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