Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano urged Senate rejection of an amendment to delay pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants until the U.S. has “full operational control” of its border, saying in an interview with Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that the proposal is “the wrong way to go” in a bill to revise immigration law.
Hungary’s government rejected criticism of its new constitution even before European legal experts met today to approve an opinion that the European Union executive said Prime Minister Viktor Orban must respect.
Senator Rand Paul is itching to challenge the constitutionality of the National Security Agency’s surveillance practices before the U.S. Supreme Court, and the American Civil Liberties Union has already filed such a suit. Justice Sonia Sotomayor might be glad to see them both there.
Hungary offered to modify its new constitution to address some of the European Union’s concerns as Prime Minister Viktor Orban seeks to defuse criticism that his consolidation of power threatens the rule of law.
States can routinely collect DNA samples from people arrested for a serious crime, a divided U.S. Supreme Court ruled, limiting privacy rights and giving police a powerful investigative tool for solving old crimes.
Specific government job categories must be considered for mandatory drug testing in Florida, an appeals court concluded in a ruling that said a judge went too far in blocking enforcement of across-the-board public employee screening ordered by the state’s governor.