Standing His Ground: A legal blog on self-defense, gun control, and the Second Amendment
by Robert Leider

Tag: War Powers

  • Sovereign Immunity and Military Federalism

    Are the federal war powers so absolute and exclusive that they include the power to subject state governments to nonconsensual suits for monetary damages?  That was the issue last Tuesday when the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Torres v. Texas Department of Public Safety.  Le Roy Torres was a Texas State Trooper who also…